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Stolen History
Stolen History

For centuries, tomb raiders have been on a mission to plunder valuable artifacts from tombs and other cultural sites, often leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. The impact of these heinous acts is immeasurable, as the loss of cultural heritage and historical context cannot be undone. What's worse is that these nefarious raiders are willing to exploit the dead for their own financial gain, raising serious ethical and moral concerns.

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St Edward's Crown, and the sovereign's orb, scepters, and ring, in 1952. First color photograph ever published of the regalia. Source: Public domain
Artifacts & Tech

A Daring Attempt to Steal the Crown Jewels

Thomas Blood is an infamous Irishman known as the ‘Man Who Stole the Crown Jewels.’ The self-styled colonel lived during the 17th century and established his reputation as a rogue and trickster during the time when

El Castillo during the equinox showing the undulating image of a serpent. Source: SOMATUSCANI / Adobe Stock
Culture & Tradition

Celebrating the Equinox at Ancient Sites

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, March 20 this year marks the vernal, or spring equinox, while for those in the Southern Hemisphere, it is the time of the autumnal equinox. It marks the day when the sun passes

Section of the Elgin Marbles. Source: Miguel Cabezon / Adobe Stock
Artifacts & Tech

7 Facts about the Parthenon Marbles

In recent years, there have been calls for the British Museum to return the Parthenon Marbles in its collection to Greece for display in a new museum on the Acropolis. The museum would be designed to showcase the Marbles in their original context, alongside other ancient artifacts.

King Arthur: A Very British Messiah?
People of History

King Arthur: A Very British Messiah?

King Arthur is undoubtedly one of the most enduringly popular heroes to come out of the medieval era, and he has meant many things to many people for hundreds of years.

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