A detail of a manuscript from 1745 was on display at a press conference at the Chicago FBI offices during a briefing on the the recently concluded investigation into the discovery of thousands of artifacts, antiquities, and books at a Berwyn residence. More than 3,000 religious artifacts, books and antiquities were found in a Berwyn bungalow in March 2007 after the owner's death. After Italian immigrant and avid art collector John Sisto died, his two sons found the treasure trove of items while going through the house on South Elmwood Avenue. After a two-year investigation by Berwyn police and the FBI, officials determined that many of the items were removed illegally from Italy and will be returned later this week.
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