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Friday, June 8
June 8, 2012

Two men have been arrested in northern Greece after police found an ancient gold wreath and an armbandĀ in a shoebox under the passenger seat of their car. The police had received a tip that one of the men might be trafficking in antiquities. Nikos Dimitriadis, head of the Thessaloniki police antiquities theft division, said that […]

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Thursday, June 7
June 7, 2012

Security guards at the Selsela mountain quarries in Aswan, Egypt, interrupted four people trying to steal a relief panel depicting Merenptah, the fourth ruler of the 19thDynasty, and Mayet, the goddess of justice. The damage done to the sculptural panel by the diggers will be repaired. American writer Jason Felch wants to make information about […]

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