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Marion True trial: Expert archaeologist Rizzo ends prosecution testimony

As the testimony of the expert witness comes to a close, we look at what the next hearing will entail

Getty letters analysed in Marion True trial

The letters aid claims that the Getty Museum were aware of the origin of the illegally excavated artefacts

“The Fleischmann Collection was just a front” - updates on the Marion True trial

The latest hearing in the Marion True trial links Getty to convicted dealer, again

The Marion True trial: troubles in the courtroom

The hearings heated up when one of the defence lawyers threatened to abandon the trial if the prosecution continued its aggressive stance

The Marion True trial: investigation continues

The trial of former Getty antiquities curator continues with prosecutor Daniela Rizzo offering witness evidence


Getty revises its guidelines for acquiring antiquities—again

Artefacts must have left their countries of origin by 1970, the year of the Unesco Convention, or have proper export documentation to be considered for purchase

Marion True trial delayed by lawyers’ strike

This is in response to Italy's new liberalisation measures

Ex-Getty antiquities curator appears in Italian court

Marion True made a surprise appearance on the first day of the trial

Now former Getty antiquities curator Marion True goes on trial this month

Marion True has resigned from the museum and the institution is to return three artefacts to Italy

Italian case against Marion True postponed to November

The case, which is the result of a decade-long investigation by Italian police, has been delayed because crucial documents had to be translated


The National Gallery purchases Raphael’s Madonna of the pinks: What we know

The Raphael was bought by the National Gallery for £22 million in February 2004


The National Gallery secures Raphael

The Getty Museum loses out on “Madonna of the pinks”

Marion True hearing postponed to March

Postponement is due to document translation troubles


National Gallery and Getty fight over Raphael

The California museum has bought the Duke of Northumberland’s “Madonna of the pinks” for $50 million

Getty returns three stolen works to Italy

Curator voluntarily collaborates with Italy in accordance with museum’s policy

Suffocation is the new non-toxic way of eliminating insect pests

Getty conservators research new methods of protecting museum works from pests

The Getty Museum retreats from the antiquities market

In a radical change of policy, the Getty now favours archaeological conservation, research and education over collection building