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Church art theft impoverishing Albanian culture

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments



Since the end of communism in Albania, an increasing number of priceless works of art have been stolen from Orthodox churches. Now, a theft that left historic frescoes destroyed has finally caused an uproar. With knives and axes, art thieves destroyed historic frescoes in a small church in Elbasan in central Albania in January. In […]




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