Monday, 31 August 2009

Antiquities seized in Macedonia

Antiquities have been seized during a police raid in Macedonia, northern Greece ("Police find stolen antiquities in northern Greece", Associated Press Worldstream August 29, 2009). The objects had been hidden in an abandoned house at the village of Tholos. The finds included two Roman-period gravestones. One was decorated with relief, and the other, belonging to Julia Clara, carried an inscription covering 30 lines. Coins were among the other finds seized.

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