China’s ‘stolen’ cultural relics: why the numbers just don’t add up

June 12, 2017

Every year, around the anniversary of the sacking of Beijing’s Summer Palace in 1860, come fresh calls for the return of ‘stolen’ antiquities. A Post Magazine investigation reveals China’s claims are often inaccurate, even grossly inflated.

 

Read the full report at Post Magazine.

 

The Chinese Museum at the Château de Fontainebleau, in Paris. Picture: Château de Fontainebleau

 

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