FBI seizes huge global artifact stash in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- FBI agents are removing thousands of international artifacts, including shrunken heads, Ming Dynasty jade and a 60-foot-long anaconda skin, from a house in rural central Indiana.

Federal authorities say Donald Miller amassed the collection over decades. The raid at his home in Rush County began Wednesday.

It's not clear if the 91-year-old has broken any laws. DePaul University law professor Patty Gerstenblith says that could depend on whether the items were stolen or exported without a license. Some countries prohibit the removal of archaeological items.

Federal authorities say their aim is to return the items to their countries of origin.

People who have toured Miller's home say it is like a museum and that he has an underground tunnel linking his basement to the basement of his daughter's home.

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