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Ken's Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal

Ken’s Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 For 30 years, Italy has been at loggerheads with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York over a krater (or vase) by the fifth-century artist Euphronios. Italy says the piece was looted from an Etruscan tomb north of […]

Ken's Korner: Italy seeks return of pilfered artifacts

Ken’s Korner: Italy seeks return of pilfered artifacts – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 Italy has begun receiving artwork from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles following a scandal that forced the Getty’s former curator, Marion True, into exile in France, where she is awaiting trial. True is accused of buying more than […]