Monday, July 30, 2012

Roman sarcophagus recovered in London

The Italian Ministry of Culture has announced that it has recovered a Roman sarcophagus stolen from the Chiesa della Madonna della Libera di Aquino [press release]. The item was removed on 2/3 September 1991. It dates from the second century AD.

The return was made as part of Operation Giovenale.

Via http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2012/07/roman-sarcophagus-recovered-in-london.html