Greece recovers stolen antiquities

Published on May 19th, 2009 | by Admin


Germany, Belgium and Britain have returned hundreds of priceless artifacts back to Greece.

…the oldest a 5th century coin, Greek Culture Ministry officials said Tuesday. Among the items retuned from Germany included 96 copper and ceramic pots and vessels, dating from the 3rd or 4th century BC from Thessaly, in northern Greece.

Officials said the items were seized by customs authorities at Nuremberg, Germany in 2007 in a truck arriving from Greece.

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One Response to Greece recovers stolen antiquities

  1. Joisan says:

    Get ’em and prosecute the thieves..

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