Sotheby’s Returns Looted 10th Century Statue to Cambodia


Archaeologist and legal expert Tess Davis (CAS’04) talks about Sotheby’s attempt to auction an ancient Cambodian statue that had been looted by the Khmer Rouge in 1972; and the statue’s eventual return home.

Cite this page as: Tess Davis, "Sotheby’s Returns Looted 10th Century Statue to Cambodia," in Smarthistory, May 21, 2016, accessed September 29, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/the-scourge-of-looting-trafficking-antiquities-from-temple-to-museum/.