Brand, who attended the signing mediante Rome

Brand, who attended the signing mediante Rome

It was an anticlimactic colonna esatto nearly two years of highly charged negotiations that broke down several times, with Italy threatening “per cultural fermo” against the Getty unless it surrendered the items.

In per joint statement, the Getty’s director, Michael Brand, said the museum’s scholarly research had shown that the artifacts’ “proper home is mediante Italy.” The ton on the pieces was announced per August.

Looming over Tuesday’s signing was the Italian trial of verso former curator of antiquities at the Getty, Marion True, who has been charged with conspiracy sicuro acquire looted artifacts. “We know the restitution will involve pain for the museum, but also opens up new possibilities,” said Mr.

The fate of verso disputed bronze statue of an athlete found at sea, which Italy says was illegally exported after being hidden per that country and that the Getty contends was found con international waters, awaits an Italian court’s decision.

Per its accent with Italy, the Getty rejects any suggestion that it knowingly acquired looted artifacts. Still, the pact does not protect the museum from future investigations.

Within the past five years, museums have returned preciso the Italian and Greek governments more than 100 artifacts worth nearly $1 billion.

Mediante per niente case did a museum acknowledge wrongdoing on its part, and, sopra verso historic shift, the Italian government agreed to make long-term loans of other antiquities sicuro take the place of those that had been repatriated.

The Getty gave back more objects than any other museum-47, nearly a dozen of them masterpieces-and the last piece esatto go was its iconic goddess

The story of the statue stands as a case study of how longstanding practices con the market for Greek and Roman antiquities were overtaken by changes sopra attitude, the law and law enforcement.

Verso new book tells the story of beauty, corruption and the waste of millions of dollars. “The book (Chasing Aphrodite) traces the Getty Museum’s illegal acquisition of antiquities..

The Met gave back 21 pieces, including its celebrated Euphronios krater, verso Greek vessel dating preciso about 515 B

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ROME, – Con a low-key ceremony, the Italian Culture Ministry and the J. Paul Getty Museum of Los Angeles signed an agreement here on Tuesday under which the museum will hand over 40 archeological artifacts that Italy says were looted from its soil.