Artefact Dating Back Over 1,000 Years Among 50 Handed In To Embassies

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Photo shows one of the artefacts that were recovered by Mexico's embassies and consulates abroad, undated photo. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico/Newsflash)

These are some of the 50 pre-Hispanic artefacts that have been returned to Mexico after being handed over to the country's embassies around the world – including one piece that…

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German Cops Hand Ancient Foot Back To Egyptian Authorities After Finding It On eBay

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Image shows an ancient Egyptian mummy foot, undated. It was handed over handed to the Egyptian ambassador in Germany's capital Berlin on Thursday, Sep. 8, 2022. (Polizei Krefeld/Newsflash)

An ancient mummified foot was handed back to Egypt after it was found on eBay Classified Ads and anonymously reported to police. Police were alerted to the bizarre artefact, which…

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Mystery Over Stolen Egyptian Sarcophagus Made Of Gold And Sold To Metropolitan Museum Of Art In NYC Solved In Hamburg

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The gilded Coffin lid for the Priest Nedjemankh from the late Ptolemaic Period (150–50 B.C.) in Egypt. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York/Newsflash)

The mystery surrounding a stolen ancient golden Egyptian sarcophagus that was sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City using forged export documents has been solved with…

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Record Ancient Artefact Bust In Turkish Capital Ankara With Nearly 17,000 Coins And 400 Historical Items Seized By Cops

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The largest historical artefact capture at one time, including 16,398 coins and 399 pieces of historical jewellery belonging to the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods, were seized in Ankara, Turkey on 9th January 2022. (Newsflash)

Turkish police have carried out their largest ever ancient artefact bust in the capital Ankara, seizing 16,398 coins and 399 other historical items dating back to the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk…

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Bronze Roman Statue Of Winged Lion With Mans Body Found At UAE Ancient Site

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The bronze statue of a mythical creature dating back to the time of the Roman Empire that was discovered in Sharjah. ( Sharjah Archaeology Authority/Newsflash)

This bronze Roman-era statue of a mythical winged lion with a man’s torso has been discovered at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The statue of the mythical…

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Ancient Chinese Statue That Resembles Peppa Pig Unearthed Months After Angry Birds Pig

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A sacred beast was unearthed at Sanxingdui in China that looks like the cartoon character Peppa Pig.

This intact 3,000-year-old artefact that was unearthed from an ancient sacrificial pit in China has been compared to the much-loved British cartoon Peppa Pig just months after an Angry Birds…

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Largest Golden Mask Ever After 3,000 Year Old Artefact Unearthed In Ancient Chinese Sacrifice Pit

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The largest complete golden mask unearthed from Sanxingdui Ruins in China.

This intact 3,000-year-old golden mask has been unearthed from an ancient sacrifice pit and measuring nearly 40 centimetres wide, it could be the largest golden mask and the heaviest gold…

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1,700-Year-Old Roman Sarcophagus Found On Outside Wall Of Turkish House

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A ram's head figure found in an ancient sarcophagus on the wall of a house

A 1,700-year-old sarcophagus from the Roman period has been found on the outside wall of a house in Turkey. The ornate marble stone from the 3rd century AD was found…

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