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Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artefacts recovered

Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artefacts recovered

An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in southern Italy and trafficked stolen archaeological goods worth millions of euros has been broken up, police said on Monday.

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Greece questions two women over dousing museum relics with oil

Police in Greece are questioning two women suspected of squirting or dabbing oil on artefacts in at least two museums in a ritual the suspects said was dictated by Bible teachings.

Israel says return of artefacts to Egypt shows relations warming

Israel says return of artefacts to Egypt shows relations warming

Israel on Sunday returned to Egypt two stolen sarcophagi lids, saying the repatriation of the millennia-old artefacts was a sign of warmer relations between the two countries.