U.S. to return Roman statue stolen from Italy in 1983

NEW YORK — The United States is working to return to Italy a Roman statue stolen in 1983.

Prosecutors announced Thursday they are taking steps in federal court in New York City to return a marble statue of the limbless body of a woman draped in cloth. The statue, known as Torlonia Peplophoros, was stolen from the Villa Torlonia in Rome.



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