The Story of a $9 Million Greek Statue that Might Be Fake

The puzzle that started in 1983 remains unresolved

Picture of the Getty kouros taken from the front. The statue represents a young naked male standing straight.
What the statue looks like from the front — Source

OnOn a fateful day of September 1983, a man called Gianfranco Becchina walked inside the Getty Museum in California. He carried two things, a stack of papers proving his ownership of an ancient Greek statue and the intention to sell it.

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