Emperor Caligula statue restored

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From The Art Newspaper:

Caligula reunited with his barges

Restored statue, broken by tomb robbers, to go on display at Roman ship museum

By Federico Castelli Gattinara and Ermanno Rivetti. Web only

Published online: 23 May 2013

A rare and recently restored 2.5m-high marble statue of the Roman Emperor Caligula (who reigned from AD37-AD41) is due to go on display in June at the Museo delle Navi Romane di Nemi—Italy’s popular ancient Roman ship museum.

The Italian Guardia di Finanza, the police force whose responsibilities include apprehending smugglers, seized the statue, which depicts an enthroned Caligula, near Lake Nemi, 30km south of Rome, in 2011. Tombaroli (tomb robbers) illegally excavated and broke the sculpture into two pieces to make it easier to transport. However the authorities managed to seize the work before it reached the…

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