“Sleeping Beauty” statue

"Sleeping Beauty" statue on the lid of a sarcophagus. The 2,000-year-old Roman work will be shipped back to Italy after being seized by U.S. authorities. (credit: CBS 2)

Ancient Roman ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Statue Heading Home After Being Seized By U.S. Authorities

Homeland Security Investigation special agents often seize stolen property. But this particular find – a statue of a sleeping woman – weighs almost 2,000 pounds and is about 2,000 years old.

02/28/2014