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Stolen Religious Artifacts Returned to Thailand in L.A. Repatriation Ceremony

Two stolen 1,500-pound hand-carved religious relics which were originally part of ancient temples in Thailand were returned to that country at a repatriation ceremony Tuesday in Los Angeles. The religiously significant lintels were exported from Thailand in violation of Thai law more than 50 years ago and thereafter were donated to San Francisco and displayed […]