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Emblematic Ancient Greek Artefacts Travel To Australia

Emblematic ancient Greek artefacts from Greece's largest museum will be exhibited in Australia.

The Private Detective Who Devoted His Life to Saving Greece’s Heritage

George Tsoukalis, the private detective who has devoted his life to saving and protecting Ancient Greece's cultural heritage, talks exclusively about his rare profession. Tsoukalis is the famous "hunter" of the illicit dealers of antiquities and has solved 65 of...

Man Finds Roman-Era Marble Heads in Apartment in Greece

A man who recently purchased an apartment in the Greek city of Thessaloniki made a shocking discovery in its attic consisting of two ancient Roman-era marble heads. Along with the sculptures, the 35-year-old man also uncovered other items that could...

The Greek Archaeologist who Helped Expose Steinhardt’s Stolen Antiquities

Greek forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, who played a vital role in uncovering stolen antiquities in the collection of billionaire Michael Steinhardt told Greek Reporter on Tuesday that US authorities will soon announce at least two more cases of the...

Looted Antiquities from Steinhardt Collection to be Returned to Greece

A total of 47 looted antiquities retrieved from the collection of billionaire Michael Steinhardt on Monday will be returned to Greece soon, the Greek Ministry of Culture stated on Thursday. Steinhardt has also accepted a lifetime ban from collecting antiquities...

Michael Steinhardt Gives Up Antiquities Worth $70 Million

Hedge-fund titan and philanthropist Michael Steinhardt surrendered 180 antiquities from his collection on Monday. The objects are currently valued at $70 million. Steinhardt has also accepted a life-time ban from collecting antiquities as part of the plea agreement. Steinhardt gave...

Turkey Accused as Bulldozers Flatten Part of Ancient Greek City

Environmentalists and nature lovers on Friday protested Turkey's flattening of an ancient Greek city as part of a "rehabilitation" initiative. Assos, in the northwestern province of Çanakkale, Turkey, has been going through "landscape works." A massive hill at the port...

The Most Notorious Antiquities Smuggler in Modern Greece

The name of German national Stefan Guericke will remain in history as the biggest antiquities smuggler in modern Greece

Illegal Trade in Antiquities is the Scourge of Millennia

The looting of artifacts has always been a sign of military might or economic power. To combat this illicit traffic in antiquities it is necessary to have a comprehensive international strategy, which allows once and for all to stop...

Looted Artifacts Returned to Iraq Could Open Path for Parthenon Marbles

Looted artifacts have been returned to Iraq. The move could impact Greece's quest for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.