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Assyrian artifacts are displayed at Iraq's National Museum in Baghdad in 2016. The $30 million sale of a 3,000-year-old Assyrian relief is sparking concern that similar artifacts will be looted. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Picasso work Women of Algiers (Version O) was sold for a record-breaking $179,365,000 Monday by Christie's auction house, making it the most expensive painting ever sold. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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The Fender Stratocaster that's going on sale next month and may fetch $500,000 because experts say it was played by Bob Dylan when he "went electric" at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Christie's/AP hide caption

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