US auction houses to return looted Khmer statues (16)

Anadolu Agency 2014.05.08 18:24
10th-century statues believed stolen during turbulent 1970s, but only recently has Cambodia begun to retrieve them. By Kate Bartlett PHNOM PENH The Cambodian government this week welcomed separate decisions by California's Norton Simon Museum and renowned auctioneers Christie's to return looted 10th-century statues to the southeast Asian country. Christie's decision Tuesday to return a statue known as "Pandava," and
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