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Recovering India's stolen art pieces

Amateur art sleuths with a Singapore connection are helping to track down looted artefacts and have them returned

Two rare 12th-century stone statues originally from India, which were on display in museums in the United States, have returned home.

They were handed over by the American authorities to the Indian Consulate-General in New York in September.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 10, 2018, with the headline 'Recovering India's stolen art pieces'. Print Edition | Subscribe