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# Artefact

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# bronze age
National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting
The museum is now appealing to the public to report discoveries of archaeological objects.
# angkor what?
Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple
The statue was found 40 centimetres underground during an excavation in the Angkor complex.
# Relics
Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.
# stolen artefact
Part of missing historic bell found in Kerry
The 236-year-old bronze bell was stolen two weeks ago from a converted 12th century church in Castleisland, Co Kerry.
# Recovered
'Priceless' St Manchan's shrine recovered as two men released by Gardaí
‘The precious shrine of St Manchan’ has been recovered this evening. Two men arrested in connection with its disappearance have been released by Gardaí.
# Artefact
Arrests over theft of priceless artefact from Offaly church
Two men are being held on suspicion of theft.
# Egypt
Egypt's top archaeologist warns of looting
Egypt’s political upheaval has led opportunists to loot the country’s antiquity sites, says a top archeologist.