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Artifacts Missing From Indonesian Administration Hall

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

PONOROGO, INDONESIA—An inventory of the ancient artifacts at the Ponorogo Regency administration hall in East Java revealed that eight of them are missing. “The items, mostly statue fragments, dating from the East Javanese classical era between the tenth and fifteenth centuries, went missing,” Rizki Susantini, an archaeologist at the Trowulan Cultural Heritage Conservation Center, told The Jakarta Post. The administration is looking for the items, but they may have been stolen.