Ancient Dacian iron shields and coins go on display in Bucharest

Ancient Dacian iron shields and coins are seen on display for the media at the National History museum in Bucharest Romania Wednesday, May 11, 2011. The artifacts, manufactured between the years 200 BC and 100 AD, by the Dacians, a population inhabiting the general area of modern day Romania, were illegally taken out of Romania along with with a gold arm bracelet and traced in Germany by Romanian and German authorities.

Romanian authorities paid 302,000 euros to retake possession of the artifacts.

via Artdaily

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One Response to Ancient Dacian iron shields and coins go on display in Bucharest

  1. Anonymous says:

    It’s kinda “weird” to pay for what is rightfully yours…and it’s not just 2 euros or so…

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