Looted 200 A.D. Sarcophagus Returned to Greece


February 10, 2017 | Courthouse News Service

Looted 200 A.D. Sarcophagus Returned to Greece

Stolen from a burial ground west of Thessaloniki in 1989, an ancient Greek sarcophagus fragment inspired stirring words of praise, poetry and gratitude at a repatriation ceremony on Friday. “Whoever neglects the arts has lost the past and is dead to the future,” Greece’s consul general Konstantinos Koutras proclaimed, prefacing his remarks…