Browsing the "Looting" Tag

Italy saves 16,000 artifacts from eBay

May 23rd, 2012 | by Admin

Italian police have seized over 16,000 artifacts after investigating 70 people for illegally looting and selling their finds on eBay. [&hellip


Beachcombers loot original Fort Lauderdale

April 30th, 2012 | by Admin

Archaeologists are worried that beachcombers have looted valuable artifacts from the original Fort Lauderdale, built during the Second Seminole War. [&hellip


Roman statues recovered in Spain

March 30th, 2012 | by Admin

Two first century bronze statues about to be sold on the black market have been recovered by police in Jaen, [&hellip


Turkey claims ownership of sarcophagus

March 29th, 2012 | by Admin

An inventory check conducted by Swiss customs officials turned up an ancient sarcophagus. Now Turkey is claiming ownership. The Journal [&hellip



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