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Thursday, 16 July 2015 09:57

A Thief Has Returned Stolen Israeli Artifacts After 20 Years

Golan Heights, Israel. Golan Heights, Israel. Wikimedia Commons

Two decades after stealing antiquities from a first-century Jewish city in the Golan Heights, on the borders of Israel and Syria, a robber returned the loot to a museum's courtyard, Israeli authorities announced.

The returned artifacts included two 2,000-year-old sling stones, also called ballista balls, which would've been used as weapons, and an anonymous typed noted saying, "These are two Roman ballista balls from Gamla, from a residential quarter at the foot of the summit.

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