Police in the Turkish province Eskisehir detained 12 black archaeologists who tried to sell an ancient tomb with a skeleton inside. This was reported by the newspaper Hürriyet, the article quoted by Hurriyet Daily News.
The tomb belonged to the Byzantine period. She asked for four million dollars. The guards, pretending to be buyers.
After the “black archaeologists” were detained, the tomb was sent to study in the archaeological Museum.
The court went to 10 of the 12 suspects, others were released during the investigation.
In April, Turkish archaeologists have discovered in the province of Hatay ancient Greek mosaic. It depicts a skeleton holding a Cup of wine (pictured next to a loaf of bread and bottle). The inscription reads: “have Fun and enjoy life.”