Ancient velvet carpet seized by Police

Police officers have seized a velvet wall carpet in Adana, East Turkey. The object is believed to be 1000 years old.

The velvet wall carpet (by Hurriyet Daily News)

The velvet carpet, seized by the officers, depicts 12 apostles standing by the Body of Jesus. It is estimated to be 1000 years old. Three individuals were detained in connection with an illegal attempt to sell it for 3 million Turkish Liras. The men are being interrogated and the case of illegal trade of ancient artefacts is pending.

(after Hurriyet Daily News)

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