Germany Returns Ancient Greek Artifacts Stolen by Nazis

19 Jun 2014 1:47 PM | Anonymous

Germany Returns Ancient Greek Artifacts Stolen by Nazis

antiquitiesAfter 70 years, the German government returns thousands of neolithic findings that were transferred to Germany during the occupation of Greece. The ancient Greek artifacts were stolen by the Nazi forces and over the past 70 years, the Greek governments have been making efforts for their return.

According to Deutsche Welle during a ceremony held on Wednesday in the open air museum Pfahlbaumuseum, on Lake Constance, southern Germany, about 10,626 neolithic findings were returned to representatives of the Greek Ministry of Culture.

- See more at: http://eu.greekreporter.com/2014/06/19/germany-returns-ancient-greek-artifacts-stolen-by-nazis/#sthash.pdw27eFq.dpuf
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