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Marble tombstone from 360 BC back to Greece before auctioned in London

An Ancient Greek marble tombstone return to its home in Greece before it was sold at an action of antiquities at the Sotheby’s house of London. The Greek Ministry of Culture said the engraved tombstone from the Attica  was illegally exported form Greece and was repatriated on September 7, 2018. …

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Sotheby’s sues Greece over antic bronze horse set for auction, Culture Ministry says…

A small bronze horse figure from Ancient Greece is the subject of a lawsuit by Sotheby’s auction house against Greece, in an unprecedented legal case, where the auction house sues a government, media report. The antic figure dated from the 8th century BC was owned by art collectors Howard and …

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