Asian Society Agrees to Return Stolen Sculpture to India

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Thursday, April 1, 1999
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
15
Issue: 
4
168-169
Abstract: 
During the second week of January 1999, the Asia Society decided to return an 11th-century Indian sandstone relief that had been stolen from a provincial museum in Dhubela, in central India, to India. In 1978, John D. Rockefeller 3rd , the Asia Society’s founder, had donated the piece. More than 15 years ago the Asia Society learned that the sculpture was stolen... [more]