30 years later< US Museum returns stolen ancient statue to Cambodia

11 May 2015 1:12 PM | Anonymous

30 years later, US Museum returns stolen ancient statue to Cambodia

Monday May 11, 2015
03:47 PM GMT+8

The metre-high statue was stolen in the 1970s from the Koh Ker temple site near the famed Angkor Wat complex.

The artwork, which had been in the possession of the Cleveland Museum of Art in the US since 1982, was received by Cambodian officials on late yesterday night, an official said.

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