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'Illegal' Syrian antiquity found on sale for £30,000 in London

18 April 2016

As part of an undercover investigation for Channel 4's Dispatches, Dr Alessio Palmisano (UCL Institute of Archaeology) found an ancient stone ornament illegally removed from Syria on sale for tens of thousands of pounds in an upmarket antiques shop in Mayfair. Read: Sunday Times (£), Watch: Channel 4 'Dispatches' (from 3 mins 30 secs)