Looted horse head statue returns to China’s Old Summer Palace after 160 years

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    A bronze horse head looted by foreign forces from Yuanmingyuan, the Old Summer Palace, in Beijing was returned on Tuesday after 160 years. The statue is one of the 12 animal head statues forming a zodiac water clock in the royal garden, and it is so far the first of its kind to return home.

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