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The locks were shut down on Jan. 15 and underwent several repairs while closed, including the replacement of gate anchors, miter blocks, quoin blocks and cylinder seals.
An impression of a cylinder seal, found in the Royal Cemetery at Ur, in modern day Iraq, shows long drinking straws.
Nearly 5,000 cylinder seals were stolen from the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, officials estimated at the time.
The items include 144 cylinder seals, used to roll decorative images onto clay, as well as clay bullae, which were used to create wax tokens to authenticate documents.
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