Law enforcers reported a suspicion to a resident of the Khmelnitsky region, suspected of misappropriation and sale of the “unique” treasure of the ancient Germans. About it informs Office of the Attorney General.
The man is suspected of misappropriation of the found treasure, which has cultural value and the sale of property obtained by criminally illegal means.
According to the investigation, the accused, without the appropriate permission, carried out excavation and archaeological work in Ukraine.
The agency writes that the man found a unique treasure of the 3rd century: ready belts, silver, copper, casting, forging, cladding.
The finds belong to the objects of decorative and applied art of the ancient Germans during the period when they migrated through the territory of modern Ukraine from northern Europe to the Black Sea.
The treasure has artistic, historical, ethnographic and scientific significance, the Office of the Prosecutor General notes.
Then the black archaeologist put up the find for sale at an online auction and sold the artifacts to one of the users of the resource, the agency writes.
The estimated value of the seized treasure is over UAH 590,000.
Artifacts were transferred to the National Museum of Ukraine.
The maximum penalty that threatens a suspect is up to three years in prison.
The Office of the Prosecutor General adds photos of the finds.
After the Russians undermined the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station, 15 nationwide civilizational monuments are under the threat of plunder in the Zaporozhye region, local authorities looking for ways to counter black archaeologists.
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