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 Egypt Returns Priceless Coins Looted From Ancient Civilisations
Photo shows a jewellery of the Queen Ahhotep, which was displayed at the Egyptian Museum of Liberation in Cairo, Egypt, undated photo. Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the museum, explained that this was the first time that these treasures were being displayed after having been in storage. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Egypt Returns Priceless Coins Looted From Ancient Civilisations

Egypt has returned nearly 200 ancient coins to their modern homelands after they were seized by officials being trafficked into the country. Envoys from Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and China…

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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 Andy Warhol Piece Of Queen Elizabeth II For Her 25th Coronation Anniversary Goes Under The Hammer
Image shows Andy Warhol's Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, from Reigning Queens, 1985, signed in pencil, undated photo. It will be auctioned for EUR 150,000-200,000 (GBP 130,000-174,000) in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (Dorotheum/Newsflash)

Andy Warhol Piece Of Queen Elizabeth II For Her 25th Coronation Anniversary Goes Under The Hammer

This Andy Warhol piece of Queen Elizabeth II from 1985 is set to go under the hammer in an upcoming auction that could see it fetch EUR 200,000. Image shows…

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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 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‚Äôs National Palace Museum faces…

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Read more about the article Dutch Art Experts Claim Piece Long Thought To Be Imitation Is Actually A Rembrandt
Photo shows "The Raising of the Cross" oil sketch from the 1640s, which was believed to be an be an imitation, undated photo. The Bredius Museum in The Hague, Netherlands, where the sketch has been on display since it was bought in 1921, has revealed, thanks to new scientific techniques, it was, in fact, painted by Rembrandt. (@MuseumBredius/Newsflash)

Dutch Art Experts Claim Piece Long Thought To Be Imitation Is Actually A Rembrandt

Art experts in the Netherlands have claimed that a piece long thought to be an imitation was actually painted by Rembrandt himself. "The Raising of the Cross" oil sketch had…

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Read more about the article Beetroot Farmer Unearthed Stunning Metal Belt More Than 3,000 Years Old
Photo shows a golden belt dating back to the Bronze Age unearted in the Opava region in the north-east of Czechia, undated photo. The ornamented piece, which is exceptionally well-preserved, is expected to go on display at the Bruntal museum at the end of 2023. (Museum in Bruntal/Newsflash)

Beetroot Farmer Unearthed Stunning Metal Belt More Than 3,000 Years Old

A farmer harvesting beetroots was stunned when he unearthed a rare, incredibly well-preserved golden belt dating back to the Bronze Age. The thin, 20-inch-long piece of metal was found crumpled…

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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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