December 6, 2016

Photo/Video Opportunity for Statue Repatriation Ceremony

FBI New York is providing the media a photo and video opportunity at the ceremony to formally return Roman marble peplophoros statue “Torlonia Peplophoros” to the country of Italy.

Who: Michael McGarrity
Special Agent in Charge
FBI New York

Fabrizio Parrulli
Generale di Brigata
Comandante Carabinieri Tuetela Patrimonio Culturale

Joon H. Kim
Deputy U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

What: Ceremony to formally return Roman marble peplophoros statue “Torlonia Peplophoros” to the country of Italy. The statue was stolen from Rome, Italy in 1983 and was recovered by FBI in late 2015. General Fabrizio Parrulli will be accepting it on behalf of Italy. Brief remarks will be given. 

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 1:00 p.m.

Where:  New-York Historical Society, Second Floor Kingston Library
170 Central Park West
New York, NY

Contact: Kelly Langmesser, FBI Press Office
(212) 384-2833 (direct) or (917) 284-3400 (cell)

RSVP: All press should RSVP to FBI Press Office via

Note: All press should display their press credentials for entry to event. An English and Italian version of the press release will be available for the media.