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Turkish police seize 13th century painting depicting Jesus

Turkish police seize 13th century painting depicting Jesus

A 13th-century painting of the crucifixion of Jesus seized by Turkish anti-smuggling police has been put under the protection of the Turkish state, authorities said Wednesday. A museum in Kayseri, the central Turkish province where police found the painting during a raid on a suspected antiquities smuggler, put the artwork under its protection.

AA  Wednesday 14:25, 20 February 2019
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