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Stolen Venetian Treasure Resurfaces in Boston

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7News Boston WHDH-TV A stolen Venetian swivel gun from the 17th century was discovered earlier this week by customs agents in Boston. Packed into a piece of heavy equipment, the canon-like weapon was not easy to spot at first. “They had to get out torches and saws, it looks like the arm of an excavator so they had to get into this and buried inside that was the cannon,” C. Shane Campbell from Customs and Border Protection told WHDH. Agents from Homeland Security got a tip that the antique gun was headed to the United States from Egypt on a ...

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