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Syria says reclaims 120 looted antiquities from Palmyra ruins

Syria has retrieved more than 120 antiquities looted from cemeteries in the millennia-old oasis city of Palmyra following years of destruction and war pillaging, its director of museums said on Wednesday.

Mar 19, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted antiquities in record haul

The Italian government on Wednesday said police had seized more than 5,000 ancient artefacts in a record 45-million-euro haul after dismantling a Swiss-Italian trafficking ring.

Jan 22, 2015, 05:52 AM IST

Ancient Greek shipwreck reveals treasure trove

An international team of divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote Greek island of Antikythera.

Oct 10, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Turkey asks Getty Museum to return antiquities

The government of Turkey has asked the J Paul Getty Museum and several other American museums to return artifacts that it believes were looted.

Apr 01, 2012, 09:08 AM IST

Market for antiquities still strong in India: Neville Tuli

The market for antiquities - old miniature art - is emerging as a strong force in the country, Neville Tuli has said.

Feb 02, 2012, 08:32 AM IST

Govt planning to declare Mahatma`s articles as antiquities

The government is planning to declare articles owned by Mahatma Gandhi as
antiquities that will entail compulsory registration of such
items by whosoever possesses them.

Nov 04, 2009, 16:23 PM IST