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 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 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 Treasure Trove Of 1,200 Ancient Roman Coins Found By Amateur Archaeologist May Have Been Sacrifice To The Gods
The coins which were made during the reign of Constantine the Great (AD 306-337) show portraits of the emperor and his relatives in the front. (Rahel C. Ackermann, Inventar der Fundmunzen Schweiz (IFS)/Newsflash)

Treasure Trove Of 1,200 Ancient Roman Coins Found By Amateur Archaeologist May Have Been Sacrifice To The Gods

An amateur archaeologist has found this huge treasure trove of over 1,200 priceless, ancient Roman coins dating back to the 4th Century AD and the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great. Experts studying them have speculated that they might have been buried as a "sacrifice to the gods". The finder,…

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Read more about the article Israeli Detectives Find And Seize Priceless Haul Of Ancient Artefacts From Jerusalem Home
Jerusalem District detectives seized Hasmonean coins during a search of the home of a man. (Israel Police/Newsflash)

Israeli Detectives Find And Seize Priceless Haul Of Ancient Artefacts From Jerusalem Home

Cops in Israel have found and seized a haul of valuable archaeological pieces from a home in East Jerusalem. The Jerusalem District detectives found the goods while conducting a search of the residence of an unnamed male in his 30s on Sunday, 5th December. Among the artefacts confiscated from the…

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Read more about the article Priceless Sword From Pre-Roman Iberia Recovered By Cops, Who Arrest Person Trying To Flog It Online
The National Police of Spain recovers an Iberian sword that was sold on Internet. (Newsflash)

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

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 of sword typical of pre-Roman Iberia, dated to between the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. https://youtu.be/wjphWiZ_S94 Newsflash The recovery of…

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Read more about the article Priceless Relic Showing Womans Face Stolen From Pompeii Returned After 50 Years
The artifact that was stolen 50 years ago from Pompeii

Priceless Relic Showing Womans Face Stolen From Pompeii Returned After 50 Years

A guilty tourist who pinched a 2000-year-old terracotta statue showing the face of a woman from Pompeii has posted it back 50 years later with a note saying sorry. Managers at the ancient ruins of Pompeii, which was covered in lava after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79…

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Read more about the article Long Lost Ancient Temple of Apollo Rediscovered After 100 Years
Finds from the excavations of Max Ohnefalsch-Richter

Long Lost Ancient Temple of Apollo Rediscovered After 100 Years

Archaeologists in Cyprus have rediscovered an ancient sanctuary a century after it was found packed with priceless relics but then forgotten when it had been stripped of its artefacts that were sold to foreign museums. The Sanctuary of Apollo at Frangkissa was first uncovered by German archaeologist Max Ohnefalsch-Richter in…

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Read more about the article Spanish Cops Recover Valuable 2,000 Year Old Roman Amphora When Crooks Try To Flog It
The items seized by authorities.

Spanish Cops Recover Valuable 2,000 Year Old Roman Amphora When Crooks Try To Flog It

A group of alleged criminals who stole valuable antiques including a priceless 2000-year-old Roman amphora were caught when they tried to find a buyer for the extremely rare items. Eventually, the efforts to sell the items, which included a rare antique camera and compass, were noticed by the Spanish Civil…

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Read more about the article Vandals Grafitti Over Priceless Preshistoric Cave Paintings
The cave near the village of Palanli has reliefs of various animal and human figures on its walls

Vandals Grafitti Over Priceless Preshistoric Cave Paintings

Vandals have reportedly wrecked a Stone Age cave in Turkey, painting over or smashing away wall paintings that were over 42,000 years old. The shocking vandalsim took place at Palanli Cave, an archaeological site near the village of Palanli in the district of Adiyaman in the Turkish province of the…

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