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.

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

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