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Roman statues recovered in Spain

Two first century bronze statues about to be sold on the black market have been recovered by police in Jaen, Spain. The Roman figures, valued at six million euros each, were taken from the ancient Roman site of Sacilis Marcialis and are believed to form part of the Castor and Polix

16th century chapel discovered in England

Evidence of what may be a 16th century chapel has been uncovered in a public park in Marlow, England. Initially, the team found brickwork, apparently from the 1850s house, but then uncovered a flint work wall. MAS spokesman Doug Courtney said: “This is thought to be from the earlier 1750's farmhouse as

Expedition launched to find $800 million of Nazi stolen art

A search is underway to find a treasure trove of artworks stolen and hidden away by the Nazis during WWII. Monets, Manets, Cezannes and masterpieces by other artists, along with sculptures, carpets and tapestries, are believed to be buried in an old silver mine near the Czech-German border, 90 minutes' drive

All modern cows descended from single herd

Genetic research has show that all modern domesticated cows originated from a single herd of wild ox that lived 10,500 years ago. A team of geneticists from the National Museum of Natural History in France, the University of Mainz in Germany, and UCL in the UK excavated the bones of domestic