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‘Frustrated’ British Museum boss says dealer did not mention more missing items

‘Frustrated’ British Museum boss says dealer did not mention more missing items

The Independent · 23 Aug, 2023 @ 15:42

The British Museum's director Hartwig Fischer said: “When allegations were brought to us in 2021 we took them incredibly seriously, and immediately set up an investigation," in a statement to the PA news agency.

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