Thieves Grab Stolen Antiquities Exhibit

Recovered black-market items back on the black market
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 22, 2010 4:19 AM CST
The stolem items include a bronze spear, two gold earrings, some pottery, and a silver ring that one belonged to Alexander the Great.   (Shutter Stock)

(Newser) – A museum exhibit featuring "Antiquities Theft in Israel" has become the victim of antiquities theft in Israel. Thieves broke into the museum in Ashdod, southern Israel, and stole the display of items recovered from the black market, the Telegraph reports. The antiquities theft squad that recovered the items, including a ring that once belonged to Alexander the Great, now aims to recover them again.

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