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Cambodia's stolen warriors

Google News - Wed, 2014-09-17 10:09
With a starting bid of $2m, a life-sized, 500-pound warrior statue dating back to the Cambodian Khmer dynasty was to be auctioned in New York. The catalogue boasted: 'If one could choose only one sculpture to symbolise the glory of Khmer art, this ... catched

Tenth-Century Sculpture On Its Way Back to Cambodia

Google News - Thu, 2014-05-08 03:54
A civil forfeiture action claims that the Duryodhana sandstone sculpture was stolen from a temple in 1972 during the Cambodian civil war and sold to Sotheby's auction house in 2011. The return comes after a settlement back in December. "Duryodhana is ... catched

US to return stolen ancient statue to Cambodia

Google News - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:27
Preet Bharara, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks at a ceremony held to commemorate the return of the Duryodhana (left, in photograph), a 10th Century sandstone sculpture, to Cambodia on May 7, 2014 at the US Attorney's office in ... catched