Saturday, 10 February 2018

Gold crown of Hecatomnus returned to Turkey

An ancient gold crown, stolen from the burial chamber of Hecatomnus in the Aegean town of Milas in 2008 and later smuggled to Scotland, has been returned to Turkey. The tomb of Hecatomnus in Bodrum is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The stolen gold crown dates to the fourth century B.C.
The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus was a tomb built between 353-350 BC
The crown will be exhibited at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara.