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Monuments Met team recovers priceless stolen idols

Three priceless bronzes stolen from a temple in India in 1978 have been returned following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police.

Returned: the priceless bronzes stolen from a temple in 1978

Returned: the priceless bronzes stolen from a temple in 1978

Date - 17th September 2020
By - Chris Smith
An unusual joint operation between the Indian High Commission in London and the Metropolitan Police’s Art and Antiques Unit led to the recovery of three bronze sculptures missing for more than 40 years. They were stolen in 1978 from a temple...
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