Almost 1,000 years ago a ship sank off the coast of Caesarea carrying a fortune in gold.
- Thursday, 02 July 2015 06:47
Artifacts from Auschwitz… Would you want them on your mantle?
- Monday, 29 June 2015 07:46
New Egyptian survey of ancient quarries near Aswan reveal…
- Tuesday, 16 June 2015 21:20
There is so much left to be discovered about the past. This is a good example. These previously unrecorded petroglyphs show a rare depiction of obelisks being cut and loaded onto boats 3,000 years ago.
Hopi tribe demands French stop sale of historic katchina masks.
- Saturday, 13 June 2015 19:20
So, here’s the question: If your great-great-great grandfather sold a crucifix he made, and it was legally bought and sold by people around the world for generations–can you today demand that it be given back to you because its a sacred artifact? Should sacred artifacts be treated differently under the law?
What do you think?
Archaeologists and criminologists are working together to try and stop the illicit trade in artifacts.
- Wednesday, 10 June 2015 04:52