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Swiped sculpture?

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Clouds tinged by the setting sun float above the Cathedral of Piazza Armerina, Sicily, a village near the ruins of the ancient Greek city-state of Morgantina. Some experts believe that the statue of the Greek goddess Aphrodite at the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades was looted from Morgantina. A local journalist said the plundering of ancient art was once so common that antiquities were openly sold in the town squares of central Sicily.
(Luis Sinco / LAT)

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