Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
HSI seizes 9 ancient Korean artifacts in Southern California
11/19/2013
Seoul, South Korea
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The cultural artifacts were turned over to HSI special agents by the family of a deceased Marine lieutenant, who had served in the Korean War. The lieutenant had found the seals in 1950 in a ditch near the Deoksugung Palace, which had just been ransacked by Chinese and North Korean soldiers.