Read more about the article Police Seize Gruesome Private Museum Of Ancient Human Remains
Picture shows some of the items seized by police during Osarium operation, undated. Police seized 350 archaeological pieces and almost 200 bone remains from two men charged with misappropriation of goods of historical, cultural or scientific value in Gata de Gorgos, Spain. (Newsflash)

Police Seize Gruesome Private Museum Of Ancient Human Remains

A private collection of nearly 200 ancient human bones and more than 350 archaeological treasures have been seized by police from homes in Spain. Civil Guard officers recovered an astonishing…

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Read more about the article Police Recover Treasures From EUR 113 Million Gems Raid
Breast star of the Polish White Eagle Order stolen from the historic Green Vault in Dresden, Germany, in November 2019. (Police Saxony/Newsflash)

Police Recover Treasures From EUR 113 Million Gems Raid

Police have retrieved a "considerable part" of the EUR 113 million gems collection stolen in one of the biggest jewellery thefts in history. The astonishing diamonds and rare artefacts dating…

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Read more about the article Astonishingly Lifelike Portraits Of 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummies
Photo shows a sarcophagus, undated photo. It was discovered by Egyptian archaeologists in Girza, near Cairo, Egypt. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Astonishingly Lifelike Portraits Of 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummies

A new collection of extremely rare colour portraits of ancient Egyptian mummies have been discovered painted on the newly discovered 2,000-year-old caskets of their owners. The paintings are said to…

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Read more about the article Historic EUR 3 Million Haul Of Ancient Gold Coins Stolen From Museum
Image shows the golden coins that were stolen, undated photo. They disappeared over night from the Celtic and Roman Museum in the municipality of Munching, in Bavaria, Germany on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Newsflash)

Historic EUR 3 Million Haul Of Ancient Gold Coins Stolen From Museum

A huge collection of nearly 500 ancient Roman and Celtic gold coins worth up to EUR 3 million have been stolen in a raid on a museum in Germany. Police…

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Read more about the article Museum Conned Out Of EUR 40,000 By Dutch Fraudster
Breast star of the Polish White Eagle Order stolen from the historic Green Vault in Dresden, Germany, in November 2019. (Police Saxony/Newsflash)

Museum Conned Out Of EUR 40,000 By Dutch Fraudster

Museum chiefs trying to recover a EUR-110-million haul stolen in a heist were conned into handing a fortune in cash to a fraudster, prosecutors in Germany have revealed. The collection…

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Read more about the article UK Institution Donates Nearly 20,000-Bird Collection To Austrian Museum
Image shows the Eurasian hoopoe (Upupa epops), undated photo. The British Harrison Institute in Sevenoaks, England will donated 19,000 birds to the Natural History Museum Vienna in Austria on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Robbie Bright/Newsflash)

UK Institution Donates Nearly 20,000-Bird Collection To Austrian Museum

A British research and charity institution has donated its enormous bird specimen collection to one of the leading natural history museums of Central Europe. The Natural History Museum Vienna (NHM)…

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Read more about the article Previously Unseen Andy Warhol Piece Worth EUR 600,000 To Go Under Hammer In Paris
Picture shows Andy Warhol, (left) Robert William Burke (right), undated. The collection consisting of close to 300 items belonging to Robert William Burke, an American collector and gallery owner, will go on sale in October, 2022. (Artcurial/Newsflash)

Previously Unseen Andy Warhol Piece Worth EUR 600,000 To Go Under Hammer In Paris

A previously unseen Andy Warhol piece believed to be worth up to EUR 600,000 is set to go under the hammer in Paris. An art collection of nearly 300 pieces…

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Read more about the article Pakistan Zoo To Auction A Dozen Lions
Photo shows an illustrative image of a lion in Lahore Zoo, undated photo. A zoo in Lahore, Pakistan, will reportedly auction 12 lions to private collectors to free up space for more felines. (Newsflash)

Pakistan Zoo To Auction A Dozen Lions

A zoo in Pakistan has enraged animal activists after announcing it aims to auction a dozen of lions to private collectors to make a profit. Lahore Safari Zoo currently owns…

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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…

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Read more about the article Looted Benin Bronzes Returned By Germany
One of the first two artifacts that were returned to Nigeria representing a memorial head of a king dating back to the 18th century, III C. (Ethnological Museum of the Berlin State Museums, Prussian Cultural Heritage, Martin Franken/Newsflash)

Looted Benin Bronzes Returned By Germany

German authorities have returned the first of a treasure trove of bronzes looted from West Africa during the colonial era. The sculptures - known as the Benin Bronzes - were…

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