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“Getty Goddess” Returned to Italy

The mysterious statue dubbed the “Getty Goddess” has been repatriated to Italy. The identity of the goddess remains a mystery – many believe it to be the Queen of the Underworld, Persephone. The statue was purchased in 1988 amidst great … Continue reading

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