US Homeland Security Recovers Smuggled Chola Period Statue, Sends To India For Authentication | EXCLUSIVE

The statue was handed over to the Indian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand and being sent back to India for assessment by the Archeological Survey of India.
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Chola Period Bronze statue 'Krishna Dancing on Kaliya'

Photo : Times Now
New Delhi: A Chola Period Bronze statue- 'Krishna Dancing on Kaliya' was recovered by the Homeland Security Investigations/HSI, USA during an investigation of Douglas Latchford, a controversial antiquities dealer, who allegedly smuggled the statue from India. The statue was handed over to the Indian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.
The statue is being sent back to India for assessment by the Archeological Survey of India. An expert team of the Archeological Survey of India will determine the authenticity of the statue by having it examined by a team of experts.
(This is a breaking story, more details awaited)
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