Number of Stolen Antiques Returned to Greece Between 1945-2008

in Transnational Crime

1,938 pieces of stolen antiques  were returned to Greece from overseas museums between 1945-2008.

Most of the antiques were returned in the later portion of the time period, with 1,161 looted antiques returned between the years 2000 to 2008.

(Additional data about museum theft and art crimes.)

Source: Iota Sykka, ” Illicit antiquities trade continues to thrive in Greece,” June 24, 2011.

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