Friday, 24 December 2021

Merrin Gallery returns terracotta to Italy


Among the returns to Italy was an Etruscan terracotta female head that had been acquired by the Merrin Gallery in 1997. The New York Times reports that it had been derived from Giacomo Medici (Tom Mashberg, "Looking for a Stolen Idol? Visit the Museum of the Manhattan D.A.", New York Times November 17, 2021). The head was seized on June 28, 2021 and returned to Italy in December [press release]

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