28 Indian Antiquities Retrieved from Abroad from 2015 to 2018 (Download PDF)

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The Archaeological Survey of India is constantly making its best efforts to retrieve the antiquities which have been taken away from the country in violation of the Antiquates and Art Treasure Act, 1972.

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  • The Archaeological Survey of India constantly making its best efforts through Indian Missions abroad for retrieval of illegally exported antiquities.

  • Efforts are made to retrieve such antiquities as and when they surface in foreign countries.

  • The details of the antiquities retrieved from foreign countries from 2015 - 2017 and current year up to December, 2018 is given below

Retrieved Indian Antiquities from Abroad from 2015 to 2018

Table Of Retrieved Indian Antiquities

Table Of Retrieved Indian Antiquities

S. No.

Name

State

From

Year

Mode of retrieval

Under the custody

1.

Parrot Lady

Madhya Pradesh

Canada

2015

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

2.

Durga (Mahishmardini)

J&K

Germany

2015

Voluntarily returned

SPS Museum Sri Nagar, J&K

3.

Uma Parameshwari

Tamil Nadu

Singapore

2015

Voluntarily returned

Under the custody of Idol Wing Tamil Nadu

4.

Bronze image of Saint Manikkavachaka

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

Under the custody of Idol Wing Tamil Nadu

5.

Metal image of Ganesha

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

Under the custody of Idol Wing Tamil Nadu

6.

Terracotta Female Figure (Honolulu Museum)

Mauryan period Central India

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

7.

Male Deity (Honolulu Museum)

Madhya Pradesh

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

8.

Floral Tile, Harvan

Kashmir

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

9.

Sri Devi, Chola Period

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

10.

Metal image of Bahubali

Andhra Pradesh

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

PMO

11.

Metal image of Parvati

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

12.

Terracotta Plaque

West Bengal

USA

2016

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

13.

Metal image of Bhoodevi

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

Idol Wing Tamil Nadu

14.

Metal image of Chakkarathalwar

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A

2016

Voluntarily returned

Idol Wing Tamil Nadu

15.

Seated Buddha

Mathura region, Uttar Pradesh

Australia

2016

Voluntarily returned

National Muséum New Delhi

16.

Panel of Devotees of Buddha

Andhra Pradesh

Australia

2016

Voluntarily returned

National Museum New Delhi

17.

Stone image Pratyangira

Tamil Nadu

Australia

2016

Voluntarily returned

Under the custody of Idol Wing Tamil Nadu

18.

Sand Stone Male Figure in Tribhanga Posture

Central India

U. S. A.

2017

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

19.

Sand Stone Bust of a Female

Central India

U. S. A.

2017

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

20.

Sand Stone broken Figure

Central India

U. S. A.

2017

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

21.

Stone image of Durga

Tamil Nadu

U. S. A.

2017

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

22.

Damaged Sand Stone image of Nataraja in dancing posture.

Central India

U. S. A.

2017

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

23.

Mutilated Sand Stone Panel depicting two male Figures (vidhyadharas).

Central India

U. S. A.

2017

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

27.

Durga Mahishasurmardini

Uttarakhand

USA MET Museum

2018

Voluntarily returned

CAC Section, Purana Qila, N. Delhi

28.

Bodhisattva Head

Andhra Pradesh

USA MET Museum

2018

Voluntarily returned

Nagarjunakonda Museum, Andhra Pradesh

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