Friday, April 24, 2009

Bulgaria: Late Antique Sculpture Recovered

An antiquities gang operating at Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria has been apprehended ("Bulgaria Police Seizes Priceless Find from Illegal Treasure-Hunters", Sofia News Agency April 24, 2009).

A Late antique marble statue of a woman was recovered.
The group dealt with illegal archaeological excavations and trade of objects with cultural and historical value.

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