The cuneiform tablet has almost as wild of a story as the one depicted in the Epic of Gilgamesh.
The tablet, known as the Gilgamesh Dream tablet and valued at $1.7 million, was discovered in 1853 in ruins that date back to ancient Mesopotamia.
A three-judge panel unanimously ruled that Hobby Lobby violated Illinois anti-discrimination laws.
The U.S. intends to return the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet to Iraq, the country now standing in the area where the ancient tablet originated.
The arts and craft giant faced calls for a boycott in July 2020 when a display reading "USA vote Trump" was spotted in one of its stores.
A pro-Trump display has been added to the list of reasons why more customers are refusing to shop at the arts and crafts giant Hobby Lobby, which is owned by the Green family.
"We encourage furloughed employees to file their claims with their State's unemployment commissions as soon as possible," read a statement by Hobby Lobby on Friday.
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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.