Apoxyomenos Arrives in Mali Lošinj


Yesterday afternoon the long-awaited ancient statue of Apoxyomenos finally arrived in Mali Lošinj, after many years of travelling and visiting some of the most prominent and well-known galleries and museums of the world. It will soon be housed at its new permanent home – the Apoxyomenos Museum which will be located at the Waterfront of Lošinj Captains, reports Novi List on April 8, 2016.

The world-famous statue, brought to the island under heavy police escort and accompanied with strict security measures, had been waiting for its return to the island in a depot of the Croatian Conservation Institute in Zagreb, and will soon take its permanent position under strictly controlled and demanding environmental and technical conditions that the museum had to meet according to the criteria set by the Institute.

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