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Hobby Lobby Sues Christie’s

May 19, 2020
Gilgamesh Dream Tablet

Gilgamesh Dream Tablet (detail)

Just after we made our post about the smuggled Gilgamesh Dream Tablet that Hobby Lobby purchased from Christie’s for over $1.6M, another article appeared.  This one, in the Daily Beast, is about the lawsuit Hobby Lobby has now brought against Christie’s — they want their money back, plus interest, and attorney fees.

This article is worth reading, shedding a little light on what goes on in the antiquities market.  It also seems that Christie’s sold Hobby Lobby other illegal items in the past.  That web is getting a lot more tangled!

Source: Hobby Lobby Sues Christie’s, Wants Us to Feel Sorry for Them