Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 03:13 PM IST
The trinket’s whereabouts remained a mystery for years and there were fears that the ring -- shaped like a belt and buckle and made from 18-carat gold -- had even been melted down.
Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, The Hague
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 11:37 AM IST
Arthur Brand, dubbed the Indiana Jones of the art world because of his exploits to recover stolen works reveals how the St Mark mosaic handover was a high point in his life-long interest in the Byzantine saint and the result of a nearly two-year chase across Europe.