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German police recover thousands of artworks looted from Cyprus’s churches
One of last year’s most important archaeological discoveries occurred not in the field but in some apartments in Germany. And it was not made by archaeologists but by police after an eight-month sting operation. Last fall, Munich police...
Archaeology Odyssey, Summer 1998
For most Christians, the term “Samaritan” evokes a compassionate people who help others in need, especially when nobody else is willing to do so. In fact, today “Samaritans” is the name of an organization that attends to the emotionally...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 1998
How sculptures from the Parthenon got to the British Museum
When the Elgin Marbles appeared in London between 1802 and 1812, heady talk filled the air. They would create a revolution in the arts. They would change the tastes of the entire nation. New truths would be discovered in these old stones,...
Archaeology Odyssey, Spring 1998