Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII

by Dave Sadler

The Cleveland Museum of Art and the government of Italy announced Tuesday that the museum would return to Italy an ancient Roman marble portrait head of Drusus Minor after learning that it apparently had been stolen in 1944 from a provincial museum near Naples.

The museum removed the head from Gallery 103 on Monday and is preparing to ship it back to Italy, said William Griswold, the museum’s director.

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