MCI subject matter experts advise law enforcement regularly. In the lead up to and during the repatriation of a stolen Epic of Gilgamesh Tablet Fragment MCI's Cultural Heritage Preservation Scholar, Katharyn Hanson, PhD, advised law enforcement and other federal partners about this specific tablet fragment from the Epic of Gilgamesh as well as other ancient Mesopotamian artifacts.

McGlone, Peggy. 2021. Hobby Lobby's forfeited Gilgamesh tablet is headed back to Iraq, and authorities hope it will be a warning to smugglers, Washington Post.