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Indian art dealer arrested for suspected temple theft

Indian art dealer arrested for suspected temple theft

🕔21:08, 22.Jun 2016

CHENNAI: Indian police have arrested an octogenarian art dealer for possessing hundreds of artefacts thought to have been stolen from Hindu temples, as they probe possible links to international smuggling rackets, officers said Wednesday.

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Paris floods stabilise as river Seine starts to recede

Paris floods stabilise as river Seine starts to recede

🕔17:14, 4.Jun 2016

PARIS:The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded Saturday for the first time in a week after nearing its highest level in three decades, triggering a scramble to save artworks in riverside museums.

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Tutankhamun dagger likely made from meteoric iron: study

Tutankhamun dagger likely made from meteoric iron: study

🕔23:21, 2.Jun 2016

CAIRO: The scientific analysis of one Tutankhamun’s 3,300-year-old daggers found buried with him “strongly supports” a theory it was made of meteoric iron, according to a new study.

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Louvre to evacuate artworks as Paris flood waters rise

Louvre to evacuate artworks as Paris flood waters rise

🕔21:38, 2.Jun 2016

PARIS: The Louvre museum in flood-hit Paris said it would close on Friday to evacuate artworks held in its underground reserves as the River Seine began to burst its banks.

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