Illegal antiquities seized on Kalymnos: More stolen artifacts found

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Police on the Dodecanese island of Kalymnos arrested a local man on Thursday for the illegal possession of antiquities.

Following an examination, police searched a company owned by the individual and found and confiscated an ancient grinding stone, 3 ancient clay amphorae, 32 pieces and 4 handles of ancient amphorae of several dimensions, and six pieces of clay vessels.

The looted objects, which are protected by Law 3028/2002 on the protection of antiquities and cultural heritage, will be handed over to the relevant services of the Ministry of Culture for further evaluation.

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