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April 18, 2012

Youth Fund of Armenia calls for return of bronze head of Goddess Anahit

Posted at 7:52 am in British Museum, Similar cases

More coverage of the calls for the return of the bronze head of the goddess Anahit in the British Museum to Armenia.


Group Calls on British Museum to Return Bronze Head of Goddess Anahit
10:56, February 17, 2012

A group in Armenia is calling for the return of a bronze head found in 1872 in the town of Sadak (ancient Satala) in north-eastern Turkey purported to depict the Armenian goddess Anahit.

The head was eventually sold to the British Museum. The Youth Fund of Armenia has written to the British Ambassador in Yerevan, requesting that he convey their message to authorities in London. The Fund states that a petition drive will be soon be launched to this end,
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