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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due to be auctioned by Christie’s and a 3rd-century BC pottery box due to be auctioned by Bonham’s were subsequently withdrawn from sale.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 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26848890

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