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Syrian Minister of Culture: With the efforts of Oman and Russia, an ancient artefact was returned to Damascus from England

Pak Sahafat – Syrian Minister of Culture “Labaneh Mashhouh” said on Wednesday night: an ancient artefact stolen from England has been returned to the country with the efforts and cooperation of Oman and Russia.

According to Pak Sahafat News Agency, citing the Russian Sputnik news agency, Mashhouh added: “The National Museum of Oman has handed over a piece of precious Syrian antiquities to Syria.”

This restored and restored piece is a stone pavement and part of an ancient building made of soapstone dating back to the middle of the 4th century AD and the era of Byzantine rule.

The origin of this ancient work belongs to the ancient area of ​​”Noy” in the city of “Horan” in the south of Syria.

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He added that this ancient piece was handed over to the Syrian government after it was transferred from England to Muscat after the request of the Damascus government.

The Minister of Culture of Syria pointed out that the action to return Syrian antiquities was the result of the tripartite cooperation of the National Museum of Oman, the General Directorate of Antiquities and the Syrian Museum, and the Russian Hermitage Museum.

Al-Mashouh added that this piece of ancient artefacts was stolen in an area that was under the control of Jabhat al-Nusra.

The Minister of Culture of Syria pointed out that the National Museum of this country celebrated today due to the delivery of this piece of ancient artefacts from the British Museum to its hometown.

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