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Auction Lots Identified as Looted Antiquities

last modified Apr 03, 2014 03:43 PM
Dr Christos Tsirogiannis of the Division of Archaeology identified two ancient artefacts as having been illegally smuggled out of Italy.


A 2nd- to 1st-century BC Greek glass jug due to be auctioned by Christie’s and a 3rd-century BC pottery box due to be auctioned by Bonham’s were subsequently withdrawn from sale.

For the full BBC report see

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research