Friday, February 17, 2012

Ancient Olympia Antiquities Theft

Early this morning two masked robbers overpowered the guard in the Museum of the Olympic Games at Ancient Olympia and stole some 65 artefacts, including coins, figurines and gold jewellery. The Minister of Culture, Pavlos Yeroulanos, has tendered his resignation.

Athens News article (in English)
Kathimerini article (in English) article (in Greek)

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