Welcome to Culture Crime News, a growing database of antiquities and art crime articles from the popular press.

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Recent entries

Twist in $1m heist riddle

(New Zealand)

Phil Taylor, New Zealand Herald, 21st May 2017.

Greek Police Arrest 3 Antiquity Smugglers at Grevena


Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 21st May 2017.

Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Sally Wardle, Irish News, 20th May 2017.

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum


M. A. Parray, Kashmir Reader, 20th May 2017.

Bungling lorry driver gets truck stuck under Grade I-listed ancient Roman arch

(United Kingdom)

Mirror, 19th May 2017.