Deputy Director of the Museum, Mouhsen Hasan sobbing in grief for the plunder for the Museum.
The Iraqi museum in Baghdad plundered, in spite of theatrical defenses. In front of the museum and in a composite photo a heavy stone hand mill used in grinding wheat as a reminiscent of the early age ( 7000-4000 years B.C) by which the Mesopotamians instigated the agricultural revolution.
The priceless vase of Uruk made of alabaster ornamented with inscriptions related to fertility. This artifact which goes back as much as 5000- 3500 years B.C was much circulated in the news when it was stolen.