August 31, 2006
Further coverage of the return of two artefacts from the Getty to Athens & the imminent return of a fragment of the Parthenon frieze held by Heidelberg University.
This is a Reuters syndicated article which appeared in many newspapers around the world.
Getty-owned antiquities return home to Greece
By Karolos Grohmann
Thursday, August 31, 2006; 12:19 PM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Two ancient Greek artefacts, which were smuggled out of the country, came home on Thursday as part of an agreement with the J. Paul Getty Museum.
A 2,400-year-old, black limestone stele – grave marker – and a marble votive relief dating from about 490 BC went on display at Athens’ National Archaeological Museum only hours after being flown back from Los Angeles.
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