Bloomberg reports on the return of antiquities to Italian authorities:
A Swiss art gallery has surrendered 251 ancient artifacts worth 2 million euros ($2.7 million) [ . . . ], according to the Italian paramilitary police. The gallery repatriated the vases and other artifacts in light of similar returns by museums and collectors, officers of the police art squad said today during a Rome news conference. The police did not name the gallery. [ . . . ] The returned objects were illegally excavated in Etruscan tombs in central Italy, as well as burial sites in the southern part of the country, according to a Culture Ministry news release.