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Oxford University to return 500-year-old sculpture of Hindu saint to India

Oxford University to return 500-year-old sculpture of Hindu saint to India



Indian high commission made claim bronze depicting Tirumankai Alvar which it believes may have been lootedOxford University has announced it is to hand back a 500-year-old sculpture of a Hindu saint to India.The almost 60cm-tall bronze statue, which depicts Tirumankai Alvar, had been on display at the university’s Ashmolean Museum. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/article/2024/jun/08/oxford-university-to-return-500-year-old-sculpture-of-hindu-saint-to-india

Author : Nadeem Badshah

Publish date : 2024-06-08 18:31:12

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