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The $3.5 million spectacles said to ward off evil

Two pairs of 17th-century glasses are expected to fetch millions of dollars at auction next month. The jewel-encrusted spectacles, which feature lenses made from diamond and emerald rather than glass, are believed to have originally belonged to royals in the Mughal Empire, which once ruled over the Indian subcontinent.

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UK protesters topple statue of slave trader

Anti-racism protesters in England have pulled down a statue of a 17th-century slave trader while demonstrating in solidarity with the US Black Lives Matter movement.

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An 'imitation' painting turns out to be real

Authenticity is a constant concern in the art world, whether it's a French museum discovering half its paintings are fake or police fooling thieves into stealing a replica 17th-century masterpiece in Italy.

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