Thefts since inscription
Important objects stolen from WHS after they have been inscribed.
|Archaeological Site of Aigai||Sometime around Aug/Sept 2001 6 carvings were prised from the Throne of Queen Eurydice at Aigai. See -|
|Auschwitz Birkenau||Auschwitz death camp sign stolen (Dec 18 2009) - resolved|
|Bagan||Historic sculptures have been stolen from two pagodas (April 2022).|
|Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks||August 2011: six slabs of rock from the Burgess Shale fossil site were stolen (the thieves were caught within a day and the rocks recovered)|
|Kii Mountain Range||Statue Head (Jun 20 2008)|
|Medieval Monuments in Kosovo||Roof from Church of Our Lady of Ljeviš - for the valuable lead (wiki)|
|Ningaloo Coast||Giant tooth of ancient 15-metre shark stolen (March 2018)|
|Ohrid Region||9 icons were stolen from the Church of St. John at Kaneo in the 1980s|
|Route of Santiago de Compostela||Codex Calixtinus manuscript stolen from Santiago de Compostela|
|Santiago de Compostela||Codex Calixtinus manuscript stolen from Santiago de Compostela|
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