Read more about the article Customs Police Seize More Than 150 Mayan Treasures From American Travellers
Picture shows some of the pre-Hispanic Mayan pieces seized by police, undated. Stephanie Allison Jolluck, 49, and Giorgio Salvador Rossilli, 62, were arrested transporting 166 pieces Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (@PNCdeGuatemala/Newsflash)

Customs Police Seize More Than 150 Mayan Treasures From American Travellers

Two Americans have been arrested in Guatemala with 166 pre-Hispanic Mayan pieces in their vehicle and face artefact trafficking charges. The two suspects have been named as Stephanie Allison Jolluck,…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Discover Bronze Hand Dating Back 2,100 Years With Oldest Basque Inscription Ever
Image shows the bronze hand, undated photo. The discovery was made in Navarre, northern Spain. (Government of Navarre/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Discover Bronze Hand Dating Back 2,100 Years With Oldest Basque Inscription Ever

Archaeologists have discovered a bronze hand dating back 2,100 years and sporting the oldest known inscription in the Basque language that could shed light on its history. The discovery was…

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Read more about the article Artefact Dating Back Over 1,000 Years Among 50 Handed In To Embassies
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)

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

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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Read more about the article German Cops Hand Ancient Foot Back To Egyptian Authorities After Finding It On eBay
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)

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

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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Read more about the article Mystery Over Stolen Egyptian Sarcophagus Made Of Gold And Sold To Metropolitan Museum Of Art In NYC Solved In Hamburg
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)

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

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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Read more about the article Record Ancient Artefact Bust In Turkish Capital Ankara With Nearly 17,000 Coins And 400 Historical Items Seized By Cops
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)

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

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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Read more about the article Bronze Roman Statue Of Winged Lion With Mans Body Found At UAE Ancient Site
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)

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

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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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Read more about the article Ancient Chinese Statue That Resembles Peppa Pig Unearthed Months After Angry Birds Pig
A sacred beast was unearthed at Sanxingdui in China that looks like the cartoon character Peppa Pig.

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

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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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Read more about the article Largest Golden Mask Ever After 3,000 Year Old Artefact Unearthed In Ancient Chinese Sacrifice Pit
The largest complete golden mask unearthed from Sanxingdui Ruins in China.

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

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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