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PA security thwarts illicit antiquity trade deal in Tulkarem

April 11, 2016 12:09 P.M. (Updated: April 11, 2016 12:09 P.M.)
TULKAREM (Ma’an) – The Palestinian Authority’s preventive security service on Sunday night thwarted an illicit antiquities trade deal in Tulkarem in the northern occupied West Bank.

The preventive security’s public relations office told Ma’an that preventive security officers broke into a garage in al-Sharawi neighborhood of Tulkarem and arrested three suspects. The suspects, they said, were negotiating the terms of a deal to sell a precious archaeological sculpture reportedly depicting an ancient Israeli queen.

The sources added that an antiquities seller was offering $600,000 for the small sculpture measuring 12 centimeters high.

The preventive security said in a statement that the merchant wanted to sell the sculpture inside Israel.
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