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United States v. A Roman Marble Torso of Artemis

United States v. A Roman Marble Torso of Artemis, No. 96-CV-2929 (S.D.N.Y. July 5, 1996) (forfeiture order).

A New York art gallery, Richard L. Feigen & Co., purchased a first-century A.D. Roman marble torso of Artemis that had been stolen and illegally exported from Italy in the late 1980s. The Italian government sought the return of the work, against which the U.S. government . . . .

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