Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum

April 1, 2015 11:17 PM

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An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.

The museum on Wednesday handed over seven rare artifacts that it acquired without realizing they were ill-gotten items. Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will be taking the items back to New York and from there, eventually returning them to the government of India.

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