On the 16th local time, according to the BBC, gold and jewelry relics in the warehouse of the British Museum were stolen. These missing precious cultural relics span from the 15th century BC to the 19th century AD. At present, the staff in charge of the collection have been fired. The British Museum has since stepped up security. London’s Metropolitan Police are investigating the case.
The British Museum is a comprehensive museum located in London, England. It was established in 1753 and officially opened to the public on January 15, 1759. It is the first national museum in the world and one of the largest museums in the world. There are more than 8 million collections in the museum, and a large number of collections cannot be exhibited publicly due to space restrictions in the museum