Frieze Sees Allegedly Looted Greek Vases on Sale During London Fair

October 24th, 2017

Contested Vases, via GuardianA pair of vases looted from Greece went on sale at Frieze earlier this month, with authorities allowing the sale to take place as legal.  “The people involved in the transaction are all known to have previously been involved in other antiquities cases,” says Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis, a lecturer at the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (Arca) and the American Center for Archaeology at Mycenae. “It’s the usual pattern that I have identified in trafficking of antiquities internationally several times during my career.”

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