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In February 2014 ARCA wrote about a sandstone bas-relief panel the titled, "Head of a Guard" stolen in September 2011 from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) and recovered 2000 miles away in Edmonton in February 2014 thanks to a collaborative investigation by the Sûreté du Québec and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in collaboration with a Loss Adjuster from AXA Art.
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