Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Antiquities smuggling arrests in Israel

APPREHENDED: Israeli Authorities Take Down Gang Engaged in the Illegal Antiquities Trade (Aryeh Savir, Tazpit News Agency/Jewish Press). Allegedly this was an ambitious gang:
Thousands of ancient, spectacular and rare items, hundreds and thousands of years old, from both Israel and around the world, were seized on Monday in a major operation; items that were allegedly robbed from cemeteries throughout the Mediterranean basin, as well as from Africa and South America.

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