Read more about the article Taiwan Museum Denies It Tried To Cover Up Breaking Of Ming And Qing Dynasty Objects
Picture shows one of the broken artefacts, undated. Three cultural relics in the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, were damaged. (National Palace Museum/AsiaWire)

Taiwan Museum Denies It Tried To Cover Up Breaking Of Ming And Qing Dynasty Objects

Butter-fingered museum worker drops and breaks a priceless China plate by opening a box the wrong way. The video was released as the director of Taipei’s National Palace Museum faces calls to step down after the institution delayed admitting to breaking three precious Ming and Qing dynasty artefacts, reportedly worth…

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Read more about the article Students Seized After Father Helped Them Raid Ancient Egyptian Museum
Photo shows the artefacts that were allegedly stolen from a museum in Sohag University, Egypt, undated photo. Four people have been arrested in the Egyptian province of Sohag over the theft of 59 artefacts from the archaeological museum at Sohag University. (Egypt's Ministry of Interior/Newsflash)

Students Seized After Father Helped Them Raid Ancient Egyptian Museum

Three students and one of their dads have been seized by Egyptian police after they carried out a bungled heist at an archaeological museum packed with ancient artefacts. The raid - like a scene from an Indiana Jones movie - saw two of the gang break into the Sohag University…

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Read more about the article GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers
Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

Looted Egyptian artefacts worth GBP 3.5 million have been returned after an international police probe into stolen treasures. Officials say 16 rare artefacts have been returned to their homeland after the investigation into some the world's most prolific dealers. Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Find 3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Under Single Metre Of Soil Trampled On Daily
Photo shows white bowl with red geometric pattern, which was broken on purpose, undated photo. An archaeological discovery in Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico revealed it as one of the oldest sites in the Basin of Mexico. (Mauricio Marat, INAH/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Find 3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Under Single Metre Of Soil Trampled On Daily

Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered artefacts including arrowheads and human figurines that had laid buried for over 3,000 years under a single metre of earth that is trampled on daily by hundreds of people. Commonly referred to as the lungs of Mexico City, Chapultepec Forest (Bosque de Chapultepec) receives…

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Read more about the article Mexico Recovers Hundreds Of Priceless Treasures From USA
One of the items recovered by Mexican authorities in an undated photo. They were given by the US authorities. (INAH/Newsflash)

Mexico Recovers Hundreds Of Priceless Treasures From USA

Mexico has recovered more than 400 archaeological treasures dating back hundreds of years after they were seized in the US. The 428 artefacts include arrowheads, spear tips and knives plus tools and hide scrapers dating back to between 900 AD and 1600 AD. They have also recovered fossils of a…

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Read more about the article Real-Life Indiana Joneses Use Hotel Ashtray To Date When Ancient Artefacts Were Looted
The items given by the family in Spain are seen in Mexico facilities in an undated picture. They are kept by the INAH in the Museum of Templo Mayor. (Gerardo Torres-INAH/Newsflash)

Real-Life Indiana Joneses Use Hotel Ashtray To Date When Ancient Artefacts Were Looted

Experts tracking a collection of more than 2,000 ancient Mexican treasures have been helped by five-cent coins and a hotel ashtray stashed with them. Officials from the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) used the clues to work out when the artefacts left the country, it is reported.…

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Read more about the article Cops Searching For Drugs Find Fortune In Ancient Pots
Moment of the drug trafficking search in a house where the archaeological items were found in Guadassuar, Valencia, Spain, July 2022. (Newsflash)

Cops Searching For Drugs Find Fortune In Ancient Pots

Police officers searching a home for drugs discovered more than a thousand ancient treasures dating back to the 12th and 18th centuries, with some even dating back to the Roman era. Police in the town of Guadassuar, which is located in the autonomous community of Valencia, in eastern Spain, were…

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Read more about the article New Technique Used To Unfreeze 1,300-Year-Old Ice Prince Child’s Grave
The defrosting process of the 1,300-year-old child's grave in the German state of Bavaria. (BLfD/Newsflash)

New Technique Used To Unfreeze 1,300-Year-Old Ice Prince Child’s Grave

Experts have used a new technique to thaw the 1,300-year-old remains of a child dubbed the "Ice Prince" after they froze them with nitrogen to preserve them. The "Ice Prince" is thought to have been of high birth, as the experts also recovered a sword and scabbard, as well as…

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Read more about the article Two Ships Found Near Spanish Galleon Full Of Gold And Sunk By British In 18th Century
Colombian authorities have discovered two new wrecks near the San Jose, which they also managed to film in more detail, in June, 2022. (Armada de Colombia/Newsflash)

Two Ships Found Near Spanish Galleon Full Of Gold And Sunk By British In 18th Century

Two previously unknown shipwrecks have been found near a famous Spanish galleon laden with an estimated USD 17 billion in gold that was sunk by the British in 1708. The San Jose was a 62-gun, three-masted galleon that was sunk by the British with 600 people on board in 1708…

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Read more about the article Pot Luck As Trench Digging Soldiers Find Ancient Amphoras
126 separate brigade of territorial defense of Odessa found ancient amphoras while digging trenches in Odessa, Ukraine. (126 separate brigade of territorial defense of Odessa/Newsflash)

Pot Luck As Trench Digging Soldiers Find Ancient Amphoras

Ukrainian soldiers have found ancient ceramic amphoras dating back to the 5th century AD while digging trenches to fight the Russian troops. The 126th separate brigade of the Odessa Defence Forces found the ancient artefacts while digging defences around the port city of Odessa on the Black Sea Coast in…

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