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sábado, 21 de enero de 2012
ArchaeoHeritage - Medieval burial stone stolen from church
Part of a Medieval burial stone has been stolen from a Herefordshire church.
The 8.5cm (3.3in) thick child's burial slab, was stolen from St Mary's Church in Foy, near Ross-on-Wye.
The stone had been marked using Smartwater [Credit: BBC]
Church Warden Andrew Netting said the stone, measuring 51cm (20in) by 35cm (14in), featured a carving of a female figure wearing a cloak.
Mr Netting said the slab had been marked with the forensic tracing system - Smartwater.
It has also been photographed and catalogued by the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts.
The theft was reported to police on Tuesday, 5 January.
Anyone with information on the stone is urged to contact Hereford police on the non-emergency 101 contact number.
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Karla Segura Chavarría
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