Bible written in Aramaic on leather was seized in Samsun

The teams of the Provincial Gendarmerie Command, Combating Smuggling and Organized Crime and the Intelligence Branch and Atakum District Gendarmerie Command started a study on the information that Ö.E (38) attempted to sell historical artifacts.

Teams carrying out technical and physical work caught the suspect in his car in the parking lot of a site in Atakum district Büyükkolpınar Mahallesi.


During the search of the vehicle, the 98-page Bible written in Aramaic on the leather, the metal back of the book, the metal coffin used to protect and carry the book, and the metal cover of the coffin were seized.

Regarding the incident, O.E. was detained.

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