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German Couple Suspected of Holding Stolen Greek Antiquities

40A843FEAD0E05165719E7539CEEBB56A German couple that lives in Milos, has transformed their house into a museum. The couple kept hundreds of archeological artifacts belonging  to the periods of  Prehistoric to Roman times. It is probable that these are products of illegal excavation.

  In their house were found nine books of archeological artifacts, 13 passbooks of several Greek Banks, ten fixed deposits, two orders of payment, one bill of exchange, two pounds with  the inscription “SUID-AFRIKA, SOUTH AFRICA,” 10 photos that show where the artifacts are placed in the house, and ten other photos that show archeological artifacts.
From the results of the search, police officers of the local department estimate, that the aged couple was trafficking archeological artifacts, although it still remains a mystery how the couple obtained those artifacts. The criminal case file that was given to Misdemeanor Attorney of Syros is characterized as a felony. The archeological artifacts found are approximately 368 in number. All the Greek stolen antiquities were sent to the Greek Ministry of Culture in order to be examined by specialized services.

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