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Hellenic Republic v. Michael Ward, Inc.
Hellenic Republic v. Michael Ward, Inc., No. 93-cv-03493 (WK), (S.D.N.Y. Jan.5, 1994).
Federal District Court
In 1993, the Republic of Greece brought an action in
in New York to recover a collection of rare fifteenth-century B.C. Mycenaean gold jewelry and ornaments on display at the Michael Ward Gallery in New York. Ward claimed to have notified the Greek Culture Ministry of his acquisition of the collection in 1992. American scholars informed Greece that the objects might have been looted from a governmental archaeological site. . . .
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