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A peace offering from Italy begins new era at the MFA

By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / November 29, 2006

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The crate arrived at the Museum of Fine Arts two weeks ago. It contained two marble pieces, a 90-pound head and a 7-foot torso, that had once been buried in a field just outside Rome. The marching orders followed. The MFA needed its conservators to put together this ancient statue in time for yesterday's ceremony announcing the Italian government's historic ... (Full article: 617 words)

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