The illegal antiquities trade is robbing the country of millions of dollars and no one seems to have a plan to stop it.
They’re like a real life Indiana Jones villain.
In this month's Artifact, VICE's Wilbert L. Cooper remembers defying the odds and winning a hog-calling contest at the Iowa State Fair.
The Field Museum in Chicago is currently showing an exhibition that explores the 5,000-year-old history of tattooing across the globe while running a pop-up tattoo shop.
The Wende Museum houses a treasure trove of more than 100,000 objects from the former Eastern Bloc, ranging from Stasi audio tapes to East German household cleaning products.