Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Olympia thefts: list released

Geometric charioteer
Stolen from Olympia
The Hellenic Ministry of Culture has released a list of 77 items stolen from one of the museums at Olympia.

They include:

  • lamps (1-13)
  • Athenian red-figured lekythos (14)
  • bronze figure (15)
  • Bronze Age gold ring (16)
  • Bronze Age sealstone (17)
  • Geometric bronzes (18-28)
  • Geometric tripod (29-33)
  • Geometric charioteer (34-37)
  • Geometric horses (38-51)
  • Geometric bulls (52-58)
  • Geometric bronze (59)
  • Terracotta figure (60-63)
  • Terracotta animals (64-74)
  • Various offerings (75-76)
  • Hellenistic kantharos (77)

Dealers in small Greek antiquities need to be on the look out for these objects.

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