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Getty Museum refuses to return Lysippos statue to Italy

December 5, 2018 - General

The ancient Greek Statue of a Victorious Youth by fabled sculptor Lysippos belongs to Italy, the supreme Cassation Court said Tuesday, saying the Getty Museum in California must hand it back.

The disputed ‘Statue of a Victorious Youth’, 300–100 BC
 [Credit: Dave & Margie Hill/WikiCommons]The top court rejected an appeal by the US museum against a Pesaro judge’s order to confiscate the fourth-century BC bronze statue.

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