(OREGON LIVE) – A priceless work of Roman art went missing after World War II — until it was sold for $34.99 at a Goodwill store in Texas.
The marble bust, titled simply “Portrait of a man,” was sculpted some time in the 1st century B.C. or early A.D., according to the San Antonio Museum of Art, where it is on display as of May 4.
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How it traveled 2,000 years and untold miles to a resale store in Austin is a mystery only partially unraveled.