Many items found in museum vaults
From Terry Frieden
CNN Washington Bureau
Thursday, May 8, 2003 Posted: 5:14 AM EDT (0914 GMT)
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. Customs agents, working with military and museum experts at the National Museum in Baghdad, have recovered nearly 40,000 manuscripts and about 700 artifacts, government officials announced in Washington Wednesday, leaving perhaps only a few dozen key pieces missing.