Monday, 23 January 2012

Items from deceased New York collector returned to Italy

Source: MiBAC
Perhaps one of the most telling sections in the Italian Ministry of Culture's statement was this: "quaranta reperti archeologici frammentati, in restituzione dal Metropolitan Museum di New York, riconducibili alla collezione privata di un cittadino americano, deceduto".

Italian journalist Fabio Isman reported in Il Messaggero on Saturday: "Ma 40 frammenti li ha spediti anche il Metropolitan di New York: parte dell’eredità che gli ha lasciato uno studioso dei più celebri, Dietrich von Bothmer".

There is no statement on the Metropolitan Museum of Art's press website.

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3 comments:

kyri said...

david,we dont all understand italian.the silence from princeton is deafening.
kyri

kyri said...

david,we dont all understand italian.the silence from princeton is deafening.
kyri

Unknown said...

David, Is the Jerome Eisenberg you are writing about the same Jerome Eisenberg who is chairman of the board of Forbes and Orbcomm?

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