Roman era chamfron seized by Turkish police
|The armour plate has been sent to a museum [Credit: AA/Hurriyet]|
Following a tip off, the Lapseki gendarmerie observed a carpenter., who was allegedly attempting to smuggle historical artifacts, for a week.
Then he was seized with the armour plate, which is made up of three pieces. The plate was delivered to the Archaeology Museum Directorate.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News [April 16, 2013]
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