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Artifact Collection Stolen From Ohio Classroom

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

OXFORD, OHIO—A collection of nearly two-dozen artifacts, including a Neolithic flint dagger from Denmark and several Aztec items, was stolen from a classroom at Miami University. Students used them to learn the methods and techniques of archaeology,” said anthropology professor Jeb Card. The artifacts were donated to the school by a private collector in 1959.