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UPDATE: Greece Rejects the British Museum’s Loan Offer for the Parthenon Marbles
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UPDATE: Greece Rejects the British Museum’s Loan Offer for the Parthenon Marbles

Following a recent report made by the institution stating that the two sides had made “constructive” talks.

Tourist Damages 2,000-Year-Old Roman Busts at Vatican Museums
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Tourist Damages 2,000-Year-Old Roman Busts at Vatican Museums

Requiring €15,000 EUR in restoration work.

Gaza Farmer Accidentally Unearths Well-Preserved Byzantine Mosaic
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Gaza Farmer Accidentally Unearths Well-Preserved Byzantine Mosaic

While examining why some of the trees weren’t growing on his land.

New York Authorities Have Seized 27 Looted Artifacts From The Met
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New York Authorities Have Seized 27 Looted Artifacts From The Met

Worth up to $13m USD.

U.S. Customs Seized a Potentially 3,000-year-old Egyptian Artifact Shipped to Memphis
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U.S. Customs Seized a Potentially 3,000-year-old Egyptian Artifact Shipped to Memphis

After the sender made “contradictory statements” on its declared value.


A New Exhibition at The Met Will Present Greco-Roman Sculptures in Rich Color
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A New Exhibition at The Met Will Present Greco-Roman Sculptures in Rich Color

A unique look at how these works were originally shown in the age of antiquity.

Man Breaks Into The Dallas Museum of Art and Destroys Several Ancient Greek Artifacts
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Man Breaks Into The Dallas Museum of Art and Destroys Several Ancient Greek Artifacts

Because he was “mad at his girl.”

Mexico Seized 14 Pre-Hispanic Artifacts From Being Shipped Out of a Tijuana Post Office
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Mexico Seized 14 Pre-Hispanic Artifacts From Being Shipped Out of a Tijuana Post Office

The latest repatriation effort to hit the art world.

Two Time Capsules Were Found Under the Robert E. Lee Statue
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Two Time Capsules Were Found Under the Robert E. Lee Statue

Containing a random assortment of Confederate artifacts.

Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Jewelry on Record
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Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Jewelry on Record

33 shell beads that date back nearly 150,000 years.

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