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...
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.
Greek Court Greenlights Removal of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities
The antiquities found during digs for the upcoming Thessaloniki metro system are to be removed, according to a court decision Tuesday.
The Greek Archaeologist Who Hunts Down Looted Antiquities
Greek forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis has become a nuisance for the wealthy auction houses of New York and London.
“Treasures of Akrotiri” Exhibit Travels to Russia for First Time
Artifacts from Santorini will leave Greece to be exhibited in Russia in summer 2021 as part of the Treasures of Akrotiri exhibit.
Ancient Aqueduct of Athens Restored To Glory
The Greek government is supporting a plan to put the ancient aqueduct of Athens back into use with means of EU funding.
Greek Archaeologist Uncovers Looted Greek Vase in Dutch Museum
A looted Greek vase was discovered recently amongst the renowned Allard Pierson Museum's collection of antiquities. Greek forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, who works at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies in Denmark, uncovered the vase's shady provenance as part of...
''Europa Nostra'' Group Demands Preservation of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities
The reaction against the recent decision by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAΣ) to temporarily remove the spectacular archaeological finds from Venizelos station in Thessaloniki's new Metro system is intensifying. This time, the well-respected European ''Europa Nostra'' Federation for Cultural Heritage...