Mpls. Institute Of Arts Among Museums Returning Looted Artifacts To ItalyThe United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections. Italy has been on a campaign to recover looted artifacts.
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Police: 50 Brass Vases Stolen From Mahtomedi CemeteryAbout 50 brass flower vases were stolen from Mahtomedi grave sites over the weekend and authorities are asking for the public's help in locating them, and in identifying the suspects involved. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mahtomedi reported that the 50-some 10-inch tall and 4-inch wide vases are each valued at $200. They went missing on Saturday and Sunday.
Authorities: Stolen Cemetery Vases Possibly Found The vases stolen from a Crystal cemetery might have been found by authorities Thursday night, after some park-goers reported some suspicious containers.
Police: 100-Plus Vases Stolen From Crystal CemeteryPolice in Crystal are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects after more than 100 vases were stolen from a cemetery in the city on Tuesday.