ITALY: private museum with Etruscan finds seized

Carabinieri seized five archaeological objects dating to the 7th-3rd century BC which were in private possession in Tarquinia. The owner did not declare the possession of the objects to the soprintendenza. The objects are currently catalogued and their value estimated. The seizure of the objects is part of a bigger investigation on illegal excavation and illicit trafficking of archaeological objects.

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