In Rome, a New Museum for Recovered Treasures Before They Return Home

The Museum of Rescued Art showcases antiquities that were looted or otherwise lost before they go back to institutions in the regions from which they were taken.

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Italy Says Ancient Statue in U.S. Museum Was Stolen, Not Lost at Sea

A court near Pompeii has ordered the return of a treasured classical antiquity that was purchased by the Minneapolis Institute of Art almost four decades ago.

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Pompeii Moves With the Times

The new leader of this 2,000-year-old archaeological treasure is examining gender, race and class while using technology to try and save the site from the ravages of climate change.

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