(CAIS) -- Eight ancient seals dating back to the 1000
BCE which had been stolen from a special display of Iran
National Museum were found in museum's toilet.
According to ISNA, the thieves, failed to get the seals out
of the museum and they only managed to remove them from
the display and were forced to hide them in the toilet.
Deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism
Organization (ICHTO), Hamid Baqaei said that the seals
were removed from their original location last month and
museum officials reported the disappearance to Police.
Police announced that was an inside job.
The museum spokesman said that all the seals belonged to the first
millennium BC. Six seals were made of brass were
unearthed from Lorestan province while the two other seals
were also an amalgam of brass and silver with designs of a
woman and half profile of a man respectively.