Saturday 24 November 2012

Olympia theft: update

Olympia © David Gill
In February 2012 there was a theft of archaeological material from Olympia.

Christos Tsirogiannis has drawn my attention to a report in the Greek press today that records that three arrests have been made in Patras. Greek police had conducted an undercover operation to apprehend the thieves who seem to have been unable to shift the material.

This confirms Tsirogiannis' suspicions when interviewed about the theft earlier in the year.

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