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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Stolen Sarcophagus Heads Home

The sarcophagus, nearly 3,000 years-old was seized by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, or I.C.E , during a routine shipments inspection at the Miami International Airport in 2008 Agents became suspicious when they noticed inconsistencies in the shipment’s documentation.

Customs investigated the importer and the seller in Spain and concluded the sarcophagus was indeed stolen property. Read more about the stolen sarcophagus on National Geographic


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