The minute ancient - Predator - The Point

Earthquake in the middle of the art : five eminent personalities, including the boss of a prestigious auction house, are suspected of having participated in a w

The minute ancient - Predator - The Point

Earthquake in the middle of the art : five eminent personalities, including the boss of a prestigious auction house, are suspected of having participated in a wide trafficking of antiquities from Egypt, Libya, Yemen or Syria. It is not surprising, alas : under Daech, the traffic of archaeological objects would have represented a third of the funding of the islamist organization, we confided, in 2015, the archaeologist Pascal Butterlin. Before them, he added, of IM had been arrested in Iraq "with suitcases full of antiques, including tablets, mesopotamian" (The P...

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