Greek man faces prosecutor over illegal antiquities

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A 30-year-old man faced a Halkida prosecutor on Thursday following his arrest on the island of Evia in possession of a large cache of antiquities allegedly acquired from an illegal dig.

Greek man faces prosecutor over illegal antiquities
Some of the artefacts allegedly acquired from an illegal dig [Credit: Ekathimerini]

Authorities confiscated a marble funerary stele, dating to around the 3rd century BC, or the Hellenistic period, as well as several silver coins dating to the Hellenistic, Classical and Roman periods.

Source: Ekathimerini [September 12, 2013]

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