Between 2010 and 2013, Oxford professor Dirk Obbink supposedly sold the fragments in multiple installments to Hobby Lobby owner Steve Green—who purchased them for the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.
The ancient Mesopotamian artifacts trace back to a mysterious Sumerian City.
This brings the total number of artifacts to 3,839.
The Green family behind Hobby Lobby stores aim to present Middle Eastern history and culture through a narrow and historically dubious Judeo-Christian lens.
Donald Trump comes home, Hobby Lobby founder funds Bible Museum and more among top political stories of the week.
A shipment of a few hundred small clay tablets from Iraq in 2011 might have been illegal.
The evangelical Christian family in talks to build massive Bible museum in Washington, D.C.
Allowing exceptions to the law on religious grounds could lead to sexual and racial discrimination
The SCOTUS ruling could be extended to all 16 forms of contraceptives
Democrats plan to use Hobby Lobby ruling to reinforce their "war on women" narrative
A decision set to come down Monday will clarify whether corporations are entitled to protection under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
The suggestion that a for-profit business enjoys First Amendment rights to the free exercise of religion is legally, logically, and philosophically absurd.