Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Greece and Italy: sequel to the Schinoussa raid

The two Medieval frescoes removed from a tomb near Naples in 1982 and recovered from the Greek island of Schinoussa have been put on display in Naples (ANSA 19 May 2009; see earlier comments).

Will this herald the release of images seized during the same raid? Their publication could prove to be more revealing than the raid in the Geneva Freeport.

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