‘Indiana Jones of the art world’ recovers stolen 1,600-year-old mosaic

One of the last missing pieces of Byzantine art stolen from Cyprus was handed back this week by a renowned Dutch art investigator, who found it in the possession of an unwitting British family.

For Arthur Brand – dubbed the “Indiana Jones of the art world” thanks to his exploits to recover stolen works – the handover was the result of a nearly two-year chase across Europe. …Read More

Pictured: Dutch art detective Arthur Brand poses with the missing mosaic of St Mark

 

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