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Treasure trove of stolen Afghan artifacts returned to Kabul


March 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Antiquities that were pillaged from more than 1,500 ancient sites around Afghanistan by scavengers, looters, and thieves, have been returned to Kabul.Across the war-shattered nation, thieves have ... Read more...

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Rare crystal jug of PS100 fetches PS3.2 m at Christies!


October 8th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): A rare crystal jug, which was priced at 100 pounds in January, has fetched more than 3 million pounds at an auction in London.The 1,000-year-old carved rock ... Read more...

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Crystal skull sought by Indiana Jones may be fake!


May 24th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Had Indiana Jones known, he might not have wasted time and effort chasing the crystal skull in his latest movie adventure. It could well be a fake. Researchers ... Read more...

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Ancient Mexican crystal skulls in British, US museums may not be authentic


May 24th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A British Museum skull that appears in Steven Spielbergs new film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and a larger white quartz skull from ... Read more...

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2,200-year-old gemstones unearthed in Iran


April 28th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, April 28 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered 2,200-year-old gemstones and jewels belonging to postdated Achaemenid era in Iran's southern province of Fars.Over 20 pieces of bracelets, necklaces and earrings adorned ... Read more...

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Ash altar of Greek god Zeus was used for worship 1,000 years earlier than believed


January 24th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): New evidence from excavations made by archaeologists at the ash altar of Zeus in Arcadia, Greece, has indicated that the place of worship was in use as early ... Read more...

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PS200 claret jug on sale is ‘Holy Grail’ worth PS5m!


January 22nd, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A broken claret jug listed for auction at 200 pounds is said to be the 1,000-year-old Holy Grail of Islamic antiques worth 5million pounds.An expert said that the ... Read more...

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