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Greek Police Recover Neolithic Figurine

Friday, October 11, 2013


ATHENS, GREECE—Two Greek men were charged with trading in illegal antiquities after police intercepted them trying to sell a marble figurine for 3.5 million euros in the Kolonaki neighborhood of central Athens. The Neolithic statuette depicts a woman with her arms clasped to her chest, and is estimated to be some 7,000 years old.