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Sections of Romain mosaic floor stolen

Thieves in Spain have stolen three sections of mosaic floor from a Roman archaeological site, irreparably damaging the site. A priceless IV Century Roman mosaic in Baños de Valderados, Burgos, has been irreparably damaged by thieves, who ripped out three separate sections, including one measuring almost 2.5 square metres, in a

Thieves ravage historic mines

Thieves have been stealing massive iron objects from some of California's historic mines due to high prices for scrap metal. In the past two years, thefts of iron objects have been reported at four historic mine sites in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties, as well as from two historic buildings in downtown

Looters in China bulldoze their way into tombs

Tomb raiders in china used bulldozers to tear into 10 ancient tombs, stealing most of the artifacts they unearthed. The incident came almost a month after the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences claimed a major discovery of the tomb of Cao Cao, a renowned warlord and politician in the 3rd century

Archaeologists are keeping First Nation find under wraps for fear of thieves

Archaeologists on Vancouver Island, Canada, are keeping quiet about a trove of First Nations artifacts they have uncovered for fear that looters will pillage the site. Snuneymuxw First Nation archeologist Lorraine Littlefield said she wants the community to learn about the interesting find that's been uncovered, but is worried publicity will