Hundreds of Looted Antiquities Returning to Greece
A total of 351 looted antiquities dating from Neolithic to Byzantine times will return to Greece the Ministry of Culture announced on Friday. The antiquities were in possession of Robin Symes Limited, which is under liquidation. Robin Symes is a...
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
Looted Antiquities Returned to Italy; Ancient Greek Frescos Included
Over 140 stolen antiquities valued at nearly $14 million have been returned to Italy, including three frescos from an ancient Greek city located in southern Italy. US and Italian officials made the announcement at a repatriation ceremony for the artifacts. The items...
Germany Looted Hundreds of Greek Antiquities from Samos Island
German researchers have tracked down and documented hundreds of antiquities located in Berlin museums that were looted from the island of Samos, Greece. A report in Deutsche Welle on Wednesday says that a book was just published after years of...
Billionaire’s Looted Greek Stele Still on Display at Israel Museum
The looted Greek stele known as The Heliodorus Stele is still on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem despite the fact that it was among the many objects that were part of a plea deal in the notorious...
Hoard of Looted Greek and Roman Artifacts Repatriated to Italy
Almost 200 looted Greek and Roman artifacts that were seized from a New York City museum were repatriated to Italy last week after an exhaustive investigation that involved the notorious Michael Steinhardt, a former hedge fund manager. Most of them had...
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...