200 looted artefacts recovered in northern Italy
About 200 Etruscan, Apulian and Magna Graecia vases, small statues, ceramics and bronze archaeological finds illegally kept in the house of a former art dealer have been recovered by the Italian police in northern Italy.
|The value of the artefacts now held at the Museo del Territorio Biellese surpasses 500,000 euros |
[Credit: News Biella]
The 89 year old man, who has no criminal record, is now under investigation for receiving the stolen artefacts.
The recovered items will be kept in a local Museum.
Source: News Biella [February 24, 2017]