Country: Greece

Greek police recover illegally excavated statue, arrest 2


Associated Press, The Republic, 26th May 2017.

LGBTI refugees stole a piece of art and the artist is loving it


Stefanie Gerdes, Gay Star News, 25th May 2017.

Greek Police Arrest 3 Antiquity Smugglers at Grevena


Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 21st May 2017.

Man arrested for possession of rare antiquities in Greece


Tornos News, 11th May 2017.

Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Joan Altabe, Blasting News, 9th May 2017.

Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artifact May Be Stolen

(United Kingdom; Italy; Greece)

Nick Romeo, National Geographic, 1st May 2017.

Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite


Lina Giannarou, eKathimerini, 29th Apr 2017.

How the Nazi-Tainted Gurlitt Hoard Is Shaping documenta 14

(Germany; Greece)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 4th Apr 2017.

Let's do a Brexit deal with the Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Geoffrey Robertson, The Guardian, 4th Apr 2017.

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

(Greece; Germany)

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi, Greek Reporter, 1st Apr 2017.

Greece denies report on Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

eKathimerini, 14th Mar 2017.

Greece offers ancient archaeological wonders in exchange for Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 14th Mar 2017.

Gucci Acropolis rental bid strikes sensitive nerve in Greece


Anthee Carassava, DW, 24th Feb 2017.

Cyprus 'very interested' in return of Parthenon Marbles says Kadis

(Cyprus; Greece)

Cyprus Mail, 15th Feb 2017.

Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities


Tornos News, 15th Feb 2017.

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 9th Feb 2017.

Greek Antiquities Among 3,500 Illegally Obtained Objects Confiscated


Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 23rd Jan 2017.

Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 17th Jan 2017.

Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece

(Greece; Cyprus; United Kingdom)

Annette Chrysostomou, Cyprus Mail, 28th Dec 2016.

Four suspected antiquities thieves nabbed near Mesolongi


eKathimerini, 19th Dec 2016.

Give us back the Venus de Milo, Greeks tell Louvre

(France; Greece)

Anthee Carassava, The Times, 30th Nov 2016.

Scotland back in the day: The complex tale behind how Elgin lost his Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National, 15th Nov 2016.

Four arrested for illegal antiquities trading


eKathimerini, 2nd Nov 2016.

Show sheds light on WWII efforts to salvage priceless antiquities


Iota Sykka, eKathimerini, 29th Oct 2016.

Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus; Greece)

Wynne Everett, The Toledo Blade, 24th Oct 2016.

Trucker nabbed smuggling antiquities from Patra port

(Greece; Italy)

eKathimerini, 19th Oct 2016.

Greek police bust 'antiquities smuggling ring'


AFP, 7 News, 5th Oct 2016.

Police in Greece arrest 26 in bust of alleged antiquities smuggling ring


Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 5th Oct 2016.

New International Group to Amp Up Parthenon Marbles Reunification Campaign

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Mary Harris, Greek Reporter, 26th Sep 2016.

Letters I: Elgin Marbles dispute can be resolved by making 3D marbles of artifacts then returning them to Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National, 8th Sep 2016.

Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities


Xinhua, 29th Aug 2016.

75%increase in infringement on Egyptian monuments in Greece: Ministry of Religious Endowments

(Greece; Egypt)

Aisha Zidane, Daily News Egypt, 25th Aug 2016.

Grevena man arrested over hoard of 184 antiquities


eKathimerini, 11th Aug 2016.

Family of three charged over possession of illegal antiquities, drugs


eKathimerini, 9th Aug 2016.

Returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece could ease Brexit negotiations

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Spear's, 3rd Aug 2016.

First-ever legal bid for return of Elgin Marbles to Greece thrown out by European Court of Human Rights

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 19th Jul 2016.

MPs introduce Bill to return 'Elgin Marbles' to Greece 200 years after the UK decided to buy them

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 11th Jul 2016.

The $3 Billion Family Art Feud


Kelly Crow, Wall Street Journal, 1st Jul 2016.

AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece

(United States of America; Bolivia; Greece)

Nathan T. Elkins, Archaeological Institute of America, 30th Jun 2016.

Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained

(Greece; Peru)

eKathimerini, 21st Jun 2016.

Greek Police Dismantle Drug Ring Including 3 Army Officers


Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 14th Jun 2016.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection


Mary Harris, Greek Reporter, 9th Jun 2016.

Priest nabbed for robbing churches


eKathimerini, 2nd Jun 2016.

Five Bronze Busts Stolen from Athens Cultural Center


Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi, Greek Reporter, 31st May 2016.

Cuban suspected of major art theft to be extradited

(Cuba; Greece)

Yiannis Souliotis, eKathimerini, 18th May 2016.

Greece looks to international justice to regain Parthenon marbles from UK

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 8th May 2016.

#ReturnTheMarbles campaign uses cheeky billboard to seek return of Parthenon sculptures

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Leah MacLennan, ABC Australia, 6th May 2016.

Stolen Marathon messenger statue to be replaced


George Georgakopoulos, eKathimerini, 25th Apr 2016.

Minoan-Era Kouros Found in Heraklion Valued at 1.3 Million


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 20th Apr 2016.

Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue

(United Kingdom; Russia; Greece)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 9th Mar 2016.

Police seize 1 mln euros' worth of antiquities from three suspects


eKathimerini, 26th Feb 2016.

Athenians' Association Turns to the European Court of Human Rights for the Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Evgenia Choros, Greek Reporter, 19th Feb 2016.

24-hour Strike on Monday Will Close Museums and Archaeological Sites Throughout Greece


Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi, Greek Reporter, 19th Feb 2016.

Greece a transit country for trade in illicit antiquities from Syria, Iraq

(Greece; Iraq; Syria)

eKathimerini, 24th Jan 2016.

Cairo airport authorities foil attempt to smuggle 22 antique coins

(Egypt; Greece)

Ahram Online, 23rd Dec 2015.

Does Greece want its marbles back?

(Greece; United Kingdom)

George Vardas, Neos Kosmos, 14th Dec 2015.

UN Resolution Calls for Return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 11th Dec 2015.

Greece Will Not Further Pursue the Return of Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 9th Dec 2015.

Infamous art thief arrested in Athens

(Cuba; Greece)

Neos Kosmos, 27th Nov 2015.

Greek Police Arrest Cuban Man Suspected of Pulling off Major Museum Heist

(Greece; Cuba)

Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 26th Nov 2015.

French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora

(Greece; France)

Philip Crysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 26th Nov 2015.

Man, 69, arrested over possession of illicit antiquities


eKathimerini, 13th Oct 2015.

150.000-Euro in Offerings Stolen from Greek Orthodox Church in Paros


Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 24th Sep 2015.

Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

(Greece; Switzerland)

Anastassios Adamopoulos, Greek Reporter, 3rd Sep 2015.

Strapped for Cash, Some Greeks Turn to Ancient Source of Wealth


Nick Romeo, National Geographic, 17th Aug 2015.

How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?


Patrick Sisson, Curbed, 31st Jul 2015.

Antiquities Found on Shipwreck That Carried Elgin Marbles


Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery News, 28th Jul 2015.

Elgin debt relief

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Jonathan Foreman, Politico, 10th Jul 2015.

«Μουσείο» έκρυβε 65χρονη στην Κάλυμνο


Kalymnos "Museum" hid 65 looted antiquities, 20th Jun 2015.

Greek former archaeologist held for allegedly pilfering digs


Associated Press, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 18th Jun 2015.

Bonhams Returns Ancient Hermes Head Illegally Smuggled Out of Greece


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 9th Jun 2015.

Four Arrested in Crete for Attempting to Illegally Sell Priceless Minoan-Era Statuette


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 29th May 2015.

Greece Presents Proposal on Stopping Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods at UNESCO Meeting


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 20th May 2015.

Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires, The Telegraph, 14th May 2015.

Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 13th May 2015.

Elgin Marbles: Greece should take UK to court over sculptures, claim human rights lawyers

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 12th May 2015.

Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime Minister

(Russia; Greece)

The Moscow Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Greece condemns British Museum's refusal to allow mediation over ancient Parthenon sculptures

(Greece; United Kingdom)

AFP, ABC Australia, 29th Mar 2015.

The Parthenon Sculptures in the British Museum: UNESCO mediation proposal

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Richard Lambert, The British Museum, 26th Mar 2015.

Archaeologists assessing finds made in police bust in northern Greece


eKathimerini, 8th Jan 2015.

Elgin marbles are not political pawns

(United Kingdom; Greece; Russia)

Tifanny Jenkins, The Scotsman, 6th Dec 2014.

Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 5th Dec 2014.

Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 5th Dec 2014.

Greek Professor Chasing Antiquity Thieves Around the World


Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 2nd Dec 2014.

George Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin aids Greece's bid for return of Elgin Marbles


Edward Malnick, The Telegraph, 8th Oct 2014.

A chronicle of efforts to trace antiquities looted in WWII


Marianna Kakaounaki, eKathimerini, 4th Sep 2014.

Germany Returns Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 8th Jul 2014.

German Museum Returns Two Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 6th Jun 2014.

Greek, Albanian face prosecutor over illicit antiquities


Kathimerini, Info Balkans, 5th Jun 2014.

'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles


Scoopit, 10th Apr 2014.

Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery


David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 7th Apr 2014.

Thebes: Ancient Priceless Coins Found in Burglar's House


Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 3rd Apr 2014.

Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

(United States of America; Greece)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 14th Mar 2014.

German Couple Suspected of Holding Stolen Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Abed Alloush, Greek Reporter, 6th Nov 2013.

Picasso and Mondrian works stolen from Athens art gallery


Associated Press, The Guardian, 9th Jan 2012.

Greece demands return of stolen heritage

(Greece; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 11th Jul 2006.

Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Polly Curtis, The Guardian, 11th May 2004.

New shots in Marbles battle

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 15th Jan 2004.

Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 7th Oct 2003.

Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom; Italy)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 13th Dec 2002.

Museum sinks hope of marbles deal

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 13th Nov 2002.

Greeks offer deal to get marbles back

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 11th Nov 2002.

Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 13th Jan 2002.

Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2001.

Greek weapon in fight for marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 22nd Jun 2001.