British aristocrat ‘horrified’ to discover garden ornaments were rare stolen artifacts as he’s confronted by ‘Indiana Jones of art world’

A mystery aristocrat was horrified to find out the garden ornaments bought by his family and dumped at the bottom of his garden were actually priceless, stolen 7th century artefacts after being confronted by a world-famous art detective.

Dutch art detective Arthur Brand tracked down the carvings which were stolen in 2004 from the Santa Maria de Lara church in northern Spain, and believed to be at least 1,000 years old.

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