Thefts since inscription

Important objects stolen from WHS after they have been inscribed.

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Connected Sites


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
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 LjeviĆĄ - 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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