GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

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Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

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…

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

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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)

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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Looted Benin Bronzes Returned By Germany

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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)

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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List Of 12,000 Nazis Sparks Billion-Dollar Treasure Hunt Among Credit Suisse Bank Accounts

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Credit Suisse Global Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. (Google Maps/CEN)

The Swiss bank Credit Suisse is looking for a possible billion dollars in Nazi-looted money that may be hidden in one or more accounts in its books. It all started…

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Priceless Sword From Pre-Roman Iberia Recovered By Cops, Who Arrest Person Trying To Flog It Online

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The National Police of Spain recovers an Iberian sword that was sold on Internet. (Newsflash)

Cops have recovered a unique pre-Roman sword of great historical value that had been looted and was being sold online in southern Spain. The piece is a falcata, a type…

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Germany To Return Mayan Artefacts Looted By Tomb Raiders To Mexico And Guatemala

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The Mayan artifacts which were discovered in the cellar of a farmhouse in the town of Klotze in the Salzwedel district in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, originate from AD 750–850 and were estimated at EUR 100K (GBP 86K). (Landeskriminalamt Sachsen-Anhalt/Newsflash)

Germany is set to return Mayan artefacts to Mexico and Guatemala after they were looted by tomb raiders and sold for less than EUR 100 at a flea market. The…

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Germany Gets Back Two Hitler Horse Sculptures Worth Over GBP Three Million

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The two long lost 'Striding Horses' sculpture by Austrian-German artist Josef Thorak.

Germany has acquired two long-lost bronze horse sculptures worth millions that once stood on the terrace of Adolf Hitler's office at the Berlin chancellery before being looted by the Red…

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