Tag: British Museum

  • A follow-up to the loss of 2,000 items from the British Museum

    About three-quarters of the 2,000 objects in the British Museum's collection have been stolen or lost, according to a review released Monday by the museum, The Guardian reported. The main target of the thieves was the "unregistered" jewels of the Greek and Roman antiquities Museum. Parts from another 350 pieces were sold for scrap and…

  • Cultural relic were stolen from the British Museum

    On the 16th local time,Gold and jewellery are reported to have been stolen from the British Museum's storeroom. The staff responsible for the missing collection, which dates from the 15th century BC to the 19th century AD, have been sacked. The British Museum has since stepped up security. London's Metropolitan Police are investigating the case.