Skip to comments.Norton Simon Museum To Return Statue Possibly Looted From Cambodian Temple
Posted on 05/07/2014 6:15:20 PM PDT by BenLurkinEdited on 05/07/2014 6:18:45 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
PASADENA (AP) — The Norton Simon Museum has agreed to return a 10th century statue that may have been looted from a Cambodian temple during that country’s genocidal civil war in the 1970s.
“Temple Wrestler,” a sandstone figure missing its hands and feet, has been displayed at the museum for nearly four decades. The 5-foot-high work depicts Bhima, a heroic figure in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, in a fighting pose.
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Send em a copy. The next conflict may remove any trace of it for all time.
A southern California treasure.
Not to be missed.
The 2 van Gogh's there are stunning.
This is my favorite painting there:
Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and a Rose Francisco de Zurbarán, 1633: