Tag: antiquities

USA and Greece talk culture, including stolen art 3

USA and Greece talk culture, including stolen art

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni, US Department of State Assistant Secretary of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker and US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, met and discussed possible cultural collaborations…

USA helps return looted ancient coins to Greece 7

USA helps return looted ancient coins to Greece

The US Department of Homeland Security returned ten ancient coins looted from Greece during a ceremony at the Greek consulate in San Francisco in the presence of the Greek Ambassador in Washington…

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins 9

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins

Greek police have arrested a 55 year old man in Larissa over the illegal possession of 693 ancient coins and other related artefacts. Police from Ioannina had conducted the coordinated operation which…

Police arrest antiquities smuggler in Rhodes 11

Police arrest antiquities smuggler in Rhodes

Police authorities on the island of Rhodes have arrested a 65-year old man charged with antiquities smuggling. According to reports, a police raid was conducted on the suspect’s properties where investigators discovered…

Kythnos

Stunning new archaeological discovery made on Kythnos island

Archaeologists have made a huge discovery with signs of habitation stretching from the Protocycladic era until the 7th-8th century AD, which was unearthed at Vryokastro on the island of Kythnos, the site…

Six arrested in Mani after illegally diving for antiquities 13

Six arrested in Mani after illegally diving for antiquities

Greek coast guards have reported the arrest of six Greeks on suspicion of illegally diving for underwater antiquities off the coast of Mani near Gythio. The arrests were made following a tip-off that…