Smuggled Ancient Funerary Stele Returns to Greece
A funerary stele dated to the 4th century BC that was returned to Greece by British authorities was revealed to the public at the Epigraphical Museum in Athens on Tuesday. The stele's provenance is lost because it was the product of...
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.
Greek Antiquities Expert Foils Auction of Priceless Artifacts from 480 BC
Greek professor Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis, who has been previously profiled in Greek Reporter for his relentless pursuit of art thieves, has once again stopped what would have been another theft of a priceless piece of Greek history. A Greek wine...
Greek Culture Ministry: Will Continue to Claim 'Dorias' Stele with all Legal Means
Greece will continue to claim the late classical "Dorias" stele that was sold during a Christie’s auction on Wednesday with all available legal means, Culture Ministry circles said following the news about the item. The sources said the fact that the...
Greece Wants to Hold on to First Marathon Trophy
Greece's Olympics Museum has pledged to ensure a trophy won by Spyros Louis in the first Olympic marathon in 1896 will stay in the country. Louis's grandson, also called Spyros, was putting the 15-centimetre, silver cup up for auction on...