The Getty Museum will return a set of illegally excavated life-size statues to Italy
The group of figures, known as “Orpheus and the Sirens”, is one of four artefacts the museum is repatriating to Italy based on new evidence
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What if Italy sold this 5,000-piece hoard of orphan antiquities?
Experts say the haul, the result of a 14-year investigation, could raise as much as €15m for the country’s cash-strapped archaeological service