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An archaeological bed found in Palmyra desert, ISIS terrorists tried to smuggle it out the country

During  search operation  in Palmyra desert after defeating Daesh terrorists , the  competent authorities found a perfect archaeological piece representing a large funeral bed which weighs about 1,000 kg.

Daesh terrorists stole  this archaeological piece from one of the ancient cemeteries of Palmyra  and they  tried to  smuggle it outside the country.

"This important archaeological piece represents a funeral bed of white limestone decorated with  beautiful ornamentation and  engravings with a picture of a man wearing a Palmyra uniform. In addition there is a picture of a woman with a Palmyra robe sitting at his feet." Lubabah al-Ali, secretary of Homs Museum told SANA.

 

"This archaeological bed  is 2 meters in length and 1 meter in height and dates back to the era of Palmyra’s prosperity in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD." She added.

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