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Italy Announces Agreement with the Getty UPDATED TWICE

UPDATE: The Getty has now confirmed the agreement, as described by AP and Corriere della Sera, below.
UPDATE 2: The LA Times weighs in here. The NY Times here.
The source for this story from Associated Press appears to be the Italian Culture Ministry. The negotiations about the so-called Getty Bronze have been postponed; “Aphrodite” stays at the Getty until 2010 and will be among 40 objects to be returned.
According to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the antiquities subject to the agreement, other than “Aphrodite,” will be transferred in the next few months; the Getty and Italy will cooperate on “loans of significant artworks, joint exhibitions, and research and projects involving conservation and restoration.”
No official announcement yet from the Getty.
Can Marion True go home now?

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