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No more excuses: Iran urges US to repatriate all Achaemenid tablets

Dariush the Great

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Nothing expected from a bunch of rapist thugs. They don't have a history themselves, just 400-500 years of native killing is what their entire history is about, so they steal from other nations.


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No more excuses: Iran urges US to repatriate all Achaemenid tablets
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 9:34 AM [ Last Update: Wednesday, 12 January 2022 10:02 AM ]

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)

A cuneiform tablet from Iran, photographed by the Oriental Institute.
Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations says the United States must return the country’s Achaemenid clay tablets without any exceptions and excuses.
According to Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the United States has repeatedly resorted to excuses to put off repatriating the tablets to Iran.
“About 90 years ago, the Achaemenid tablets were transferred to the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago on a three-year loan,” IRNA on Tuesday quoted Takht-Ravanchi as saying.
“Unfortunately, they have not been fully returned since then,” he added.
Several batches of Achaemenid-era clay tablets and related fragments have been delivered to Iran in recent years, but thousands of parts are still held in the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
Takht-Ravanchi asserted Iran’s demand is “clear,” reiterating that all of the loaned tablets must be delivered to the Iranian government intact.
He said the tablets are part of Iran’s culture and history and belong to the people of Iran.
“The United States postpones this every time under a pretext, while the Americans themselves acknowledge that these tablets came to the United States on loan but were not fully returned,” the Iranian envoy added.
The tablets were discovered by archeologists affiliated with the University of Chicago in the 1930s while excavating in Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire.
In 2019, almost 1,800 artifacts, from a collection of tablets that would come to be known as the Persepolis Fortification Archive, were returned to Iran.
The collection gave a detailed look at aspects of Achaemenid society, provided insight into the Persian Empire centered in what is now Iran, and influenced how scholars view Achaemenid art, language, and history.
The Achaemenid Empire was the largest of the empires of the ancient Near East and extended from the Balkans and Egypt to India and Central Asia.
According to the Oriental Institute, the tablets illustrated the “support of the king and court, deployment of workers, practice of religion, the development of seal art, the interplay of languages, and more.”
In 2006, a US federal court ruling sought to seize and auction the invaluable collection of ancient clay tablets. However, an appeals court later overturned the ruling, and in 2018, the US Supreme Court affirmed the subsequent ruling that the collection cannot be taken away.

 

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What do you honestly expect from a nation founded on the "principles" of slavery,genocide and theft?:bad:


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Better ask a money compensation.

And Americans can shove those tablets up their a.s.s.

What is the value of that when you can digitalize it all and access whenever, and make perfect duplicates for Iranian museums.

It has no sense spend money in those things. It's a luxury for excentric rich people with sexual festishes to old things.

Ask American money and spend the money developing your country, that's useful.
 
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Better ask a money compensation.

And Americans can shove those tablets up their a.s.s.

What is the value of that when you can digitalize it all and access whenever, and make perfect duplicates for Iranian museums.

It has no sense spend money in those things. It's a luxury for excentric rich people with sexual festishes to old things.

Ask American money and spend the money developing your country, that's useful.
you guys understand nothing, you think you could put a price tag on anything
 

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you guys understand nothing, you think you could put a price tag on anything
I think Iranian lives have more worth than stupid things for rich people (those tablets).

Use money in improve Iranian lives and give those tablets to whoever who want to pay for it.

Make perfect duplicates for Iranian museums, and there is no difference.
 

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I think Iranian lives have more worth than stupid things for rich people (those tablets).

Use money in improve Iranian lives and give those tablets to whoever who want to pay for it.

Make perfect duplicates for Iranian museums, and there is no difference.
Dude, how much do you think these tablets are worth? Maybe 1 billion dollars in the most optimistic scenario, probably lower.
1 billion dollars is nothing for the Iranian economy that would change the lives of Iranians.
At $100 per barrel, 1 billion dollars is like the value of Iran's oil exports in about 10 days.
The value of these tablets for history and culture of Iran is much more than such figures. They are priceless.
 
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I think Iranian lives have more worth than stupid things for rich people (those tablets).

Use money in improve Iranian lives and give those tablets to whoever who want to pay for it.

Make perfect duplicates for Iranian museums, and there is no difference.
Don't think there is no difference it's not the real thing it's part of Iranian history and should be in their museums
 

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I think Iranian lives have more worth than stupid things for rich people (those tablets).

Use money in improve Iranian lives and give those tablets to whoever who want to pay for it.

Make perfect duplicates for Iranian museums, and there is no difference.
money comes and go , your history . you always have to live with, if they are stupid , then why they are hesitant on returning them . they were sent there on a 3 year loan its 70 years they are failing to honor the promise
 

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