From Angkor to London: Cambodia tries to recover its looted treasures

From celestial dancers to Buddhas, Cambodia is trying to recover thousands of sculptures looted from its iconic Angkor temples and other monuments, and sold to international collectors and even prestigious museums.

Cambodian authorities have reportedly recovered more than 600 works since 1996, but they still have a long way to go to salvage all their missing pieces.

In May they wrote to the British government, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum about some 150 Khmer works that may have been stolen.

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