Italy Unveils Antiquities Returned by US Museum

Italy Unveils Antiquities Returned by US Museum

cleveland-museum.jpgItalian officials on Thursday unveiled 14 artifacts spanning from antiquity to the Middle Ages that were looted or stolen from Italy and recently returned by The Cleveland Museum of Art (photo, right).

Culture Ministry officials trumpeted Italy’s latest victory in its campaign to recover antiquities stolen over the years.

The U.S. museum agreed to hand over the treasures in exchange for long-term loans of other artifacts and joint work on future exhibitions.

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