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The £10m forged art collection

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Nov 17, 2007.

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    Over the years, the Greenhalgh family amassed artworks from across four millennia. There were paintings by LS Lowry, a long-lost Barbara Hepworth sculpture, 19th-century American landscapes, a Thomas Jefferson bust, ancient Celtic jewellery, Roman silver plate and Assyrian reliefs dating from 700BC. The centrepiece was a 3,300-year-old statuette known as the Amarna Princess, made from Egyptian alabaster and depicting a daughter of the Pharaoh Akhenaten.

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