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2021-07-30 Olde Tyme Religion
US seizes $1.6 million ‘Epic of Gilgamesh' tablet from Hobby Lobby
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Posted by Skidmark 2021-07-30 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10799 views ]  Top

#1 glad something is being done about the real important shit
Posted by Chris 2021-07-30 00:15||   2021-07-30 00:15|| Front Page Top

It should be noted that Hobby Lobby's involvement was in NO WAY Illegal or criminal and they acted in good faith based on seller documentation.

Plus it was purchased for private use but for public display in a National museum located in Washington DC.

Given the long history of the artifact and it numerous PUBLIC auctions, I find it strange that all of a sudden it is seized and claimed stolen?

I guess having a Museum in DC based on Biblical era items must have upset some people in the DOJ/Congress?
Posted by NN2N1 2021-07-30 07:10||   2021-07-30 07:10|| Front Page Top

#3 Sumerian pagan nonsense. We have thousands of similar stupid stones laying around all over the place in India. They're so worthless, the people in-charge often replace them with crude replicas and sell the real things to idiots abroad who will place them in the Louvre next to Ahura Mazda's butt plug.
Posted by Dron66046 2021-07-30 07:49||   2021-07-30 07:49|| Front Page Top

#4 I'm T'd off... I was sooo looking forward to getting my new ‘Epic of Gilgamesh' tablet from Hobby Lobby...

Drat, just when I found one with a religious endorsement too.

Posted by Snakes Thromons3851 2021-07-30 08:59||   2021-07-30 08:59|| Front Page Top

#5 Eh? Hobby Lobby is non-Woke so it requires extra scrutiny.
Posted by magpie 2021-07-30 09:52||   2021-07-30 09:52|| Front Page Top

#6 I thought ‘Epic of Gilgamesh' was a MMRP app for your phone OR tablet?
Posted by Frank G 2021-07-30 10:55||   2021-07-30 10:55|| Front Page Top

#7 Is this like a 'Big Chief' tablet?
Posted by ed in texas 2021-07-30 16:44||   2021-07-30 16:44|| Front Page Top

#8 A tablet. The roar of "the autobahn."
An antediluvian antiphon:
Ignatius in think-off
With missing minx Minkoff,
Washed up by the Walmart of Babylon.

"Let us cross over Braes Bayou and rest under the shade of the cormorants."
Posted by Jomomble Hupusorong9653 2021-07-30 20:34||   2021-07-30 20:34|| Front Page Top

#9 And speaking of... uh... [waves arms all-encompassingly]

An untutored youth, new to NOLA,
Got off at the incorrect schola.
That sturdy -- who knew? --
Ethiopian Jew
Is still starting today... for Loyola.
Posted by Jomomble Hupusorong9653 2021-07-30 20:51||   2021-07-30 20:51|| Front Page Top

#10 "Let us cross over Braes Bayou and rest under the shade of the cormorants."

It sounds so peaceful...
Once again, we see why the 'Burg is your go-to place for news of the War on Terror and Poetry.
Posted by SteveS 2021-07-30 21:39||   2021-07-30 21:39|| Front Page Top

#11  your go-to place for news of the War on Terror and Poetry.

..and vocabulary.

One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese...
Posted by trailing wife 2021-07-30 22:51||   2021-07-30 22:51|| Front Page Top

#12 Hey, I've never waged war on vocabulary! Well... maybe by lifelong lazy omission. Okay, I totally have.
Posted by Armored Catfish of the Flogers6220 2021-07-30 23:59||   2021-07-30 23:59|| Front Page Top

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