China's recovered relics that made headlines
Updated: 2014-06-27 07:05
Zodiac sculptures from the Old Summer Palace
In 2013, the two sculptures, the Rat Head and Rabbit Head, looted from Beijing's Old Summer Palace, were donated back to China by the French art-collecting Pinault family. Five more of the 12 heads have been recovered by China - the horse, pig, monkey, tiger and cow are on display. There are still five more heads that have yet to be returned and their whereabouts remain a mystery.
Two Chinese bronze sculptures, the rat and rabbit head, are on display at the National Museum of China, Beijing, July 18, 2013. [Photo/IC]
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