Archaeologists who partly unearthed a Roman take-away in Pompeii in 2019, have shared more information as they continue to work on the spot. This “snack bar” is not unique, for Pompeii had over one hundred of them. What does delight archaeologists: the shop is fairly complete and unlike at other ‘take-away’ shops, its frescoes are preserved.
Dutch media reported, wrecks and remains of ships which may have been part of a Spanish fleet were recently discovered. The wrecks were discovered near Hoorn, in the Markermeer. This artificial lake was once part of the Dutch Zuiderzee, which in turn was connected to the North sea.
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German Police told media early this morning, another suspect linked to the spectacular Green Vault Heist was arrested. They are still looking for his twin brother.
A day later: German police raid various addresses over the Canadian Gold Coin theft.
If you kept track of developments and read reports, you know members of the same gang that robbed Dresden’s Green Vault, were involved in the theft from Berlin’s Bode Museum.
It helps if you like dogs; or like a lark. For the photos exhibited in “Being Human” show dogs pretending to be … you, your friends, acquaintance and other human beings.
The good news: museums and other cultural venues are re-opening; though not immediately. They were forced to close when the second COVID19-wave seemed to run out of control.
Remember the shocking theft of 18th century jewellery from the “Grüne Gewolbe” or Green Vault in Dresden last year? International media reported this morning, police in Berlin have arrested three suspects they link to this heist.
After Delft’s botanical garden, we made sure we paid Leiden’s Hortus Botanicus a visit too. Of course, our visit took place before it and Dutch museums had to close for a second time.
In between lock-downs and museums being forced to close again, I did manage to visit a few. One exhibition was about “The Bomb”.
European media published a story on art crime, first reported by the German Die Zeit today. Art in Berlin museums is under attack. Some journalists think the attacks may be linked to a new “Attila the Hun”.