2009/02/13

The Carabinieri in Palermo seized 500 looted archeological treasures

Italian police say they have seized more than 500 looted archaeological treasures that a man was trying to sell on online auction site eBay.

The Carabinieri police in Palermo, Sicily, said that most of the artifacts were coins and jewelry made by various civilizations that dominated the island in antiquity: Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Arabs.

From: sicilyguide.com

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