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Stolen Mao calligraphy worth millions found cut in half

In this photo provided by Hong Kong Police Force, two pieces of a calligraphy scroll by former Chinese leader Mao Zedong estimated to be worth about $296.7 million are displayed in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. The South China Morning Post newspaper quoting an unnamed police source who reported that the calligraphy scroll was cut in half by a buyer who had purchased it for 500 Hong Kong dollars ($64.50) and had believed the scroll to be counterfeit. (Hong Kong Police Force via AP)

In this photo provided by Hong Kong Police Force, two pieces of a calligraphy scroll by former Chinese leader Mao Zedong estimated to be worth about $296.7 million are displayed in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. The South China Morning Post newspaper quoting an unnamed police source who reported that the calligraphy scroll was cut in half by a buyer who had purchased it for 500 Hong Kong dollars ($64.50) and had believed the scroll to be counterfeit. (Hong Kong Police Force via AP)

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