Monday, July 8, 2013

Etruscan antiquities seized

Source: MiBAC
I have noted the seizure of a series of Etruscan funerary urns that appear to have been removed from a family burial near Perugia.

Elisabetta Povoledo has now carried the story in The New York Times ("Tale of Glorious Art and Not So Glorious Thieves", July 5, 2013). It includes a statement that the Italian Ministry of Culture will be strengthening its cultural property legislation.

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