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Christos Tsirogiannis

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...

Archaeologist Says Sale of Ancient Greek Helmets Often Illicit

Greek archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, a veteran of skirmishes involving auction houses that often sell illicit antiquities to the highest bidder, is critical of Christie's upcoming auction for an ancient Greek helmet. In the past, he states to Greek Reporter in...

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 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...

Looted Greek Antiquities Allegedly on Sale at London Art Fair

Looted Greek antiquities are allegedly on sale at London Frieze Masters art fair, according to The Guardian. Cambridge-based forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, an expert on locating stolen antiquities, identified two marble vases known as lekythoi offered for sale at the prestigious Frieze...

Meet the Greek Archaeologist Chasing Looted Antiquities but Shunned by Greece

Christos Tsirogiannis, a forensic archaeologist from Greece who has discovered and reported numerous cases of looted ancient artifacts in Greece and abroad, speaks of his disappointment that his beloved country has shown "zero cooperation" with him. In an exclusive interview...

Greek Professor Chasing Antiquity Thieves Around the World

Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis has been working as a Research Assistant in the Scottish Center for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow. His job entails the tracking and procurement of antiquities that are being illegally sold. Just a few...