The Met returns two Koh Ker statues

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to return two statues from Koh Ker, after a review of their provenance. These two statues are not the same ones involved in the Sotheby’s auction, but the museum’s action sets an interesting precedent for other museums.

Kneeling Attendant from Koh Ker, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 20130503

Kneeling Attendant from Koh Ker, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 20130503

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Return Two Khmer Sculptures to Cambodia
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 03 May 2013
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Church bells returned to the Philippines

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Meycauyan Bells, Philippine Inquirer 20120309

A pair of church bells, war booty from the Philippine-American war at the turn of the 20th century, have finally been returned to the Philippines.

Meycauyan Bells, Philippine Inquirer 20120309

Meycauyan Bells, Philippine Inquirer 20120309

2 church bells taken by Americans turned over to National Museum
Philippine Daily Inquirer, 09 March 2012

Century-old plundered church bells returned to Philippines
Xinhua, via Philstar.com, 10 March 2012
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