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US museum returns rare 1,000-year-old manuscript to Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) – A U.S. museum has returned a valuable 1,000-year-old Christian manuscript to a monastery in northern Greece it was looted from by Bulgarian forces more than a century ago, together with hundreds of other documents and artifacts.
Harvard returns Standing Bear’s tomahawk to Nebraska tribe
BOSTON (AP) – A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, has been returned to his tribe after being housed for decades in a museum at Harvard University.
Alice exhibit turns Memphis Botanic Garden into Wonderland
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Published in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece of the strange, whimsical and surreal, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, has inspired movies, stage plays, drawings, songs and cartoons. At the Memphis Botanic Garden, it has inspired foliage. To be more specific, the Queen with her flamingo croquet mallet, the Cheshire Cat with his magical grin, the […]
Goodwill find in Texas turns out to be Ancient Roman bust
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — When Austin, Texas-based art collector Laura Young purchased a marble bust at a local Goodwill store in 2018, she didn’t know that she had accidentally stumbled upon a centuries-old sculpture that once belonged in the collection of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. The work, which was initially identified by Sotheby’s consultant […]