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 After the statues were discovered at 'Ain Ghazal, they were crated and sent to the Smithsonian Institution's Conservation Analytical Laboratory for excavation, study, and treatment. This section explains how the statues in this exhibition were removed from the crate, put back together, and preserved.

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