A 10th-century statue is presented at a 2014 ceremony in Phnom Penh, one of three works welcomed home four decades after they were looted from the country in the 1970s. Photo: AFP A 10th-century statue is presented at a 2014 ceremony in Phnom Penh, one of three works welcomed home four decades after they were looted from the country in the 1970s. Photo: AFP
A 10th-century statue is presented at a 2014 ceremony in Phnom Penh, one of three works welcomed home four decades after they were looted from the country in the 1970s. Photo: AFP
Cambodia

Cambodia to get back artefacts lost during Khmer Rouge regime from late British collector Douglas Latchford’s daughter

  • The antiquities were taken during the Khmer Rouge regime and are being returned by the daughter of controversial art collector Douglas Latchford
  • But scores of items were also removed during French colonial rule, and with many sites undiscovered or improperly documented, there is much work to be done

Topic |   Cambodia
A 10th-century statue is presented at a 2014 ceremony in Phnom Penh, one of three works welcomed home four decades after they were looted from the country in the 1970s. Photo: AFP A 10th-century statue is presented at a 2014 ceremony in Phnom Penh, one of three works welcomed home four decades after they were looted from the country in the 1970s. Photo: AFP
A 10th-century statue is presented at a 2014 ceremony in Phnom Penh, one of three works welcomed home four decades after they were looted from the country in the 1970s. Photo: AFP
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