Azzamaz reporter Saadoun al-Jaberi is reporting that Iraqi border police have seized 174 items that were looted from the Iraq museum
CPProt is also carrying the same story.
I hope it's true. Unfortunately the article says the recovered pieces include silver bracelets, rings, and chains.
Except for a few large treasures the stolen pieces were: pins, seals, "pottery pieces", pendants, and bronze weapons. Perhaps the pendants were on silver chains? Otherwise I see no correlation between the missing pieces and the smuggled pieces.
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