Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria

11 Apr 2014 10:08 AM | Anonymous
  • Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria
Artefact found in Tunisia beside the swimming pool of the ousted president’s family

The Mask of Gorgon was among 165 archaeological objects that turned up in Sakher el-Materi’s villa

Tunisia has returned the “Mask of Gorgon” to Algeria. The white marble artefact was found sitting beside a swimming pool in the villa of Sakher el-Materi, the son-in-law of Tunisia’s ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

 

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