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Stolen Ancient Roman Sarcophagus Found in NY Warehouse to be returned

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A Roman sarcophagus dating back to 200 AD, which was illegally excavated in Italy in 1981, will be returned. The sarcophagus was purchased by Gianfranco Becchina, who was recently convicted of antiquities trafficking. The sarcophagus was discovered in a Long Island City warehouse after it was discovered at an exhibition taking place in New York City.

Source: John Marzulli of the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/ancient-roman-sarcophagus-worth-4-million-returned-italy-article-1.1704212

Photo Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/ancient-roman-sarcophagus-worth-4-million-returned-italy-article-1.1704212

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