The Medici Conspiracy

The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities--From Italy's Tomb Raiders to the World's Greatest Museums

by Peter Watson and Cecelia Todeschini

Hardcover, 379 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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Title
The Medici Conspiracy
Subtitle
The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities--From Italy's Tomb Raiders to the World's Greatest Museums
Author
Peter Watson and Cecelia Todeschini

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Book Summary

Traces the network of dealers and smugglers who have placed stolen European artifacts into the hands of museums and wealthy collectors.