The Manhattan district attorney’s office had seized the artifact last fall when it was offered for sale at a Manhattan art fair.
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A growing number of psychologists are focusing their studies on aesthetics and the question of why we like what we like.
Lebanon says the ancient sculpture, which dates from roughly 360 B.C., was looted and should be returned, but the owners say they have good title.
Evidence indicates the 2,300-year-old vase, on display for decades, was illegally dug up from an Italian grave and later sold to the Met at auction.
A researcher spotted the antiquity for sale at a Manhattan gallery. It dates from 470 B.C. and is valued at $250,000.
Prosecutors say Nancy Weiner obtained millions of dollars in stolen artifacts from international smugglers and sold them illegally.