Ancient fresco among 60 treasures returned to Italy from US


              A Kylix dish, dated to the V century B.C., is seen on display among other archaeological artifacts stolen from Italy and sold in the US by international art traffickers, during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. 60 stolen artifacts, for an estimated total value of 20 million dollars, have been recovered in private collections in the US and returned to Italy after a joint investigation by Italian Carabinieri police and the New York County District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Carabinieri Commander Gen. Vincenzo Molinese, left, talks with Col. Matthew Bogdans from the District Attorney's office of Manhattan at a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. The stolen artifacts, for an estimated total value of 20 million dollars, have been recovered in private collections in the US and returned to Italy after a joint investigation by Italian Carabinieri police and the New York County District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Carabinieri police officers put on display 60 archaeological artifacts stolen from Italy and sold in the US by international art traffickers are seen on display during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. The stolen artifacts, for an estimated total value of 20 million dollars, have been recovered in private collections in the US and returned to Italy after a joint investigation by Italian Carabinieri police and the New York County District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              60 archaeological artifacts stolen from Italy and sold in the US by international art traffickers are seen on display during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. The stolen artifacts, for an estimated total value of 20 million dollars, have been recovered in private collections in the US and returned to Italy after a joint investigation by Italian Carabinieri police and the New York County District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A marble head of Atena, dated to the II century B.C., is seen on display among other archaeological artifacts stolen from Italy and sold in the US by international art traffickers, during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. 60 stolen artifacts, for an estimated total value of 20 million dollars, have been recovered in private collections in the US and returned to Italy after a joint investigation by Italian Carabinieri police and the New York County District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A Pompeiian style fresco from Herculaneum titled "Young Hercules and the snake", dated to the I second A.C., is seen on display among other archaeological artifacts stolen from Italy and sold in the US by international art traffickers, during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. 60 stolen artifacts, for an estimated total value of 20 million dollars, have been recovered in private collections in the US and returned to Italy after a joint investigation by Italian Carabinieri police and the New York County District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Ancient fresco among 60 treasures returned to Italy from US