NAJAF, Iraq – There is larger than a century of Iraqi historic previous in Sheikh Yousif Akar’s house, a modest dwelling inside the holy metropolis of Najaf which the retired coach has crammed filled with native antiques collected over 50 years.
Rifles relationship once more to when city was run by the Ottomans or the British sit alongside consuming vessels, money and historic photos.
The small museum has attracted a few curious antique lovers, nevertheless he hardly advertises for visitors as his house is just too small to acquire guests.
The 80-year-old hopes the state will take over the gathering when he is gone.
“At the end of my life, I wish they would allocate to a place for me to keep these antiquities … for Najaf, for Iraq” he talked about.