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Capitoline Wolf recovered during raid by Stability Support Apparatus




Alwasat Staff Tue 14 Feb 2023, 10:07 PM
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The Stability Support Apparatus affiliated with the Presidential Council announced the recovery of a bronze Capitoline Wolf sculpture stolen from Tripoli's Red Castle Museum.

The recovery took place during a security operation in Al-Asabaa area under the supervision of the Public Prosecutor's Office.

The Stability Support Apparatus confirmed that members of the Western Bureau of Investigation prepared an "elaborate ambush with the participation of the agency's office in Nesma and Gharyan."

The Capitoline Wolf represents depicts a scene from the legend of the founding of Rome. According to Roman legend, the she-wolf breastfed the twins Romulus and Remus, who founded Rome in 753 BC.

The sculpture was located on one of the two obelisks in front of the Red Castle Museum until 1963, when it was moved and displayed inside the museum.

Capitoline Wolf recovered during raid by Stability Support Apparatus
Capitoline Wolf recovered during raid by Stability Support Apparatus
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