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Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery

Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery

Federal agents seized an ancient Afghan statue from a Manhattan gallery Wednesday morning, part of a string of seizures that began Friday and have coincided with Asia Week festivities in New York. The object, identified by authorities as an eighth-century marble sculpture of the Hindu deities Shiva and Parvati, seated on a tiger skin, was [...]

March 23, 2016 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

Religious statue angers neighbour

Religious statue angers neighbour

A religious spat has broken out between two neighbours in rural Auckland after one erected a 6.4m statue of the Hindu god Shiva. Ravin Chand told the Herald on Sunday that he installed the 30-tonne religious effigy so that he and his family could pray to it. But neighbour Bryce Watts, a Catholic, said the [...]

May 10, 2015 HHR Archives, News updates 0
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