Olympia theft worse than originally reported

Pedestrians pass outside the headquarters of Bank of Greece in central Athens on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. Greece's Socialist-led parliament is set to pass the 2010 budget at Wednesday midnight, aimed at reducing the country's high budget deficit by imposing spending cuts along with salary and hiring restraints in the public sector. Greek Prime Minister Papandreou pledged that Greece's debt, which has soared to a staggering 300 billion euros ($442 billion), will begin to be reduced by 2012 at the latest. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

February 20, 2012 11:41:17 AM PST
Police in Greece say 77 artifacts were stolen by armed robbers last week at a small museum in Ancient Olympia - the birthplace of the ancient games - revealing that the extent of the theft was worse than originally reported.