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News: Illicit Antiquities
The antiquities found and confiscated on Kalymnos (photo: Hellenic Police).
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by Archaeology Newsroom

Two arrests on Kalymnos for illegal possession of antiquities

Confiscated among other items were four ancient pottery amphorae

A man of 37 and a woman of 38 were arrested on Wednesday November 27, 2019 on Kalymnos by officers of the local police department, accused of illegal possession of antiquities.

Specifically, after assessing data, an investigation was carried out in the houses of the two individuals where, in the presence of a magistrate, the following items were found and confiscated: four intact ancient pottery amphorae, the upper part of an ancient pottery amphora, a large ancient pottery plate, an intact pottery oil container and a complete pottery vessel with green glazing.

The confiscated items will be handed over to the appropriate services of the Ministry of Culture for further assessment.

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1. Translated by Archaeology Newsroom