Idol stolen from Tamil Nadu surfaces in Singapore

06 Dec 2013 12:45 PM | Anonymous

Idol stolen from Tamil Nadu surfaces in Singapore

A. Srivathsan
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A photo of the 1,000-year-old bronze sculpture of Uma Parmeshvari stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu and sold to the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore, as posted on chasingaphrodite.com. Photo: chasingaphrodite.com.
A photo of the 1,000-year-old bronze sculpture of Uma Parmeshvari stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu and sold to the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore, as posted on chasingaphrodite.com. Photo: chasingaphrodite.com.
 

A criminal complaint filed by the Manhattan District Attorney in the Supreme Court of New York has put to rest doubts, if any, about the illicit trade of antiquities stolen from Tamil Nadu.

It confirms the hitherto reported cases and brings to light a new one.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/idol-stolen-from-tamil-nadu-surfaces-in-singapore/article5426511.ece

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