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Friday, January 15
January 15, 2010

¬†Closing arguments are scheduled for today in a case where the community of Fano, Italy, is trying to secure the return of a Greek bronze known as “Victorious Youth,” the “Athlete of Fano,” and finally, “The Getty Bronze.” Fishermen from Fano recovered the statue in international waters in 1964; it was later smuggled out of […]

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Thursday, January 14
January 14, 2010

¬†An expert in Elizabethan script and the use of enhanced imagery have shed some light on the slate tablet discovered at Jamestown last summer. Some of the characters may be from an alphabet created to help the English speak the language of the Virginia Indians, while different drawings hint at the owner of the slate. […]

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