According to the BBC’s report, some of the pieces such as pots, paintings and sculptures returned to Italy date back to 3,000 years.
Some of the mosaics among the works are estimated to be worth millions of euros.
It is stated that these works were stolen from Italy in the 1990s and sold to museums and collectors in the USA through auctioneers.
According to the statement made by the Italian Ministry of Culture, it was learned by the police that the works exhibited in the museum in Texas were illegally acquired; The collector returned antiques.
In the statement made by the museum, it was shared that the works were intended to be “gifted” to the museum, but this offer was not accepted and the donor was directed to the Italian Ministry of Culture.