Bronze Age ax repatriated to Lebanon

This picture taken on September 7, 2018 shows an ancient hache dated to the Middle Bronze age (2000-1500 BCE) being shown during a handing over ceremony attended by the U.S. ambassador to Lebanon and the Lebanese Minister of Culture, at the Beirut National Museum in the Lebanese capital. The hache was discovered in the city of Byblos, about 37 kilometers north of Beirut, in archeological excavations in the late 1930s and was stolen during Lebanese civil war (1975-1990). It was found decades late





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