VOA常速英语(翻译+字幕+讲解):美国向泰国归还数百件被掠夺文物
日期:2014-11-20 15:49

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In a ceremony at Thailand's National Museum, the kingdom's culture minister, accepted from the highest ranking American diplomat in the country,hundreds of artifacts.
在泰国国家博物馆的一次仪式上,泰国文化部长从美国最高外交官手中接过数百件工艺品8veB5m3Ry*[P_!OY0e
The majority of the pottery, bronze items, stone tools, beads and sandstone molds were taken from the Ban Chiang UNESCO World Heritage site in northeast Thailand.
这些工艺品大多数是陶器、青铜器,石器,珠子及砂岩模具,它们都是从泰国东北部班清联合国教科文组织世界遗产地中被带走ngGBj!dR~Lxk+rb4IB
The Neolithic settlement and burial ground was badly looted in the early 1970s.
这个曾经新石器时代的定居地及公墓在20世纪70年代早期遭到严重洗劫NG3l3RV.Ff])hj,,F
“Of the artifacts returned to Thailand, we can say that the 554 pieces, most of them are priceless because they are dated to a pre-historic period."
“随着这些工艺品重返泰国,我们可以宣布这554件中大部分都是无价之宝,因它们可以追溯到史前时期_6cgZUux^ny。”
The collection was found during a raid on a Southern California museum in 2008 after a five year, undercover federal investigation.
在2008年南加州博物馆遭突击检查,联邦秘密调查历时5年后这些艺术品才被找回&QLPJao#Tc

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We've been working for a number of years to give this a focus,give this special priority,and today we've succeed in returning some 7 thousand cultural artifacts to over 30 countries.
我们多年来一直致力于将寻回文物作为工作重心,视为我们的头等要务,现如今我们已经成功将7000件工艺品归还给超过30多个国家9gg81b*@+Xg6
Most recently here in the region, I would say Cambodia as the case,we were able to return very important cultural artifacts in Mongolia.
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These are among the first items to be returned to their homeland after raids on a total of four California art museums and two antiquities dealerships.
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Authorities worry that many pieces of pottery and other artifacts from Ban Chiang-considered by many one of Southeast Asia's most important prehistoric settlements-will never be recovered.
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词语解释

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1.hundreds of 数以百计的;数百名

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Students often travel hundreds of miles to get here.
学生常常赶数百英里的路来到这里sw%,wtuy3pFiCgeNeRZ9

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Hundreds of tightly rolled newspapers were set aflame among the 50,000 crowd.
几百张卷紧的报纸在为数5万的人群中被点燃HD]aYr#Q)]dEnK4o9G^Y

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2.burial ground 坟场;墓地

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Together with a few square feet of burial ground.
同着几尺长方的埋棺材的土地.

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Ireland's first natural - burial ground won planning permission last month.
爱尔兰的第一处自然墓地在上月获得了规划批准.

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3.return to 回到;返回

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Ford never desisted from trying to persuade him to return to America.
福特从未停止过劝说他返回美国@NjA3T+64qd7-hN0

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The pilot wisely decided to return to Farnborough post haste.
飞行员明智地决定尽快返回法恩伯勒!br(R~Y]TLJ3K;vHXy

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重点单词
  • majorityn. 多数,大多数,多数党,多数派 n. 法定年龄
  • collectionn. 收集,收取,聚集,收藏品,募捐
  • ceremonyn. 典礼,仪式,礼节,礼仪
  • hasten. 急速,急忙 v. 匆忙,赶快 vi. 赶紧,赶快
  • persuadevt. 说服,劝说
  • prehistoricadj. 史前的 =prehistorical
  • permissionn. 同意,许可,允许
  • neolithicadj. 新石器时代的
  • pilotn. 飞行员,领航员,引航员 vt. 领航,驾驶,向导
  • diplomatadj. 外交官,外交家 n. 外交家