Ancient priest sculpture stolen from museum

A 70-centimetre sculpture dated to the 6th century AD of a priest, was stolen from a museum in the Yalvaç district Isparta province, South-western Turkey.

The sculpture of the priest (by Daily Sabah)

The sculpture was stolen from the garden of the museum which was surrounded by a one-meter wall and two-meter iron fences. The robbers cut the sustaining wall and removed the sculpture from its place. The priest sculpture was previously seized in December 2010 and police believe the same people committed the latest robbery. The investigation of the latest robbery continues.

The garden of the museum (by Daily Sabah)

(after Daily Sabah)

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