800-Year-Old Church Frescoes Leave Texas For Cyprus

Menil Fresco

Repatriation of artifacts is a difficult issue, but this seems to have been handled well by all sides. A set of 13th-century Byzantine frescoes — plundered after Turkey invaded Cyprus and on display in Houston for the last 15 years — is headed home at last. It’s the closing chapter in what turns out to [Read More...]