11,000 stolen artworks found in Europol operation

ancient coins and books and a marble bust

Operation “Pandora” with the support of Europol and Interpol

An international art trade operation has recovered 11,049 stolen items, including ancient coins and books and a marble bust believed to depict the niece of a Roman emperor, European police force Europol said.

Sixty people were arrested in raids in 14 European countries last year as part of the so-called Operation Pandora which Europol launched in 2016 and has since renewed every year.

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Among the items recovered were over 3,000 ancient coins, 77 ancient books stolen from the archives of a monastery, 89 religious sculptures and other religious objects, and a Roman marble bust of a woman believed to represent Salonia Matindia, his niece Trajan, Roman emperor from 98-117 AD.

Spain led the last reported Operation Pandora with the support of Europol and Interpol, while Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and Bosnia.

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