Looted artefacts returned to Greece after 17-year legal battle

The Greek Culture Minister, Lisa Mendoni, has announced that 351 objects are to be restituted to Greece after a drawn-out legal battle that has plagued the Greek Ministry of Culture. The artefacts, which include statues, figurines, sculptures, vases, jewellery, utensils and accessories, date from the Neolithic period to the Byzantine era, and include important objects such as a second century bronze statue of Alexander the Great.

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