Have you bought anything from this man? 'Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained' Ekathimerini 21.06.2016
A blog commenting on various aspects of the private collecting and trade in archaeological artefacts today and their effect on the archaeological record.
Police in Patissia, near central Athens, on Tuesday detained a 46-year-old man alleged to have been planning to sell ancient artifacts in the area. A total of 16 artifacts were recovered from the home of the suspect, an Albanian national who is said to work in the construction sector. Eight of the pieces are described as Hellenistic Era (323-31 BC) amphorae and statues, while the other eight are believed to be ancient Peruvian.