Celia Eberle: Loot

September 23 - October 23, 2011

Bill's Junk

1125 E. 11th St., Houston, TX 77009 Get directions

713 863-7112

Perhaps it’s only fitting that an international treasure should turn up in Texas.  “It’s a little more up-market than the kind of thing I am normally attracted to,” said Bill Davenport, the proprietor of  Bill’s Junk at 1125 E 11th St. in Houston. Lioness Attacking a Nubian,  which had been missing from the Baghdad Museum since it was looted in 2003 is one of the famous Assyrian Ivories, discovered in 1952.

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