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Looted Iraqi Antiques and American Museums

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Looted Iraqi Antiques and American Museums

Looted Iraqi Antiques and American Museums

Looted Iraqi Antiques and American Museums

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Pottery and broken shards in an Iraqi museum storeroom, ignored by looters as having little value. Zainab Bahrani for NPR hide caption

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NPR's Ari Shapiro reports on how American museums deal with acquiring artifacts of questionable origin in the wake of the massive looting of antiquities in Iraq.