A visitor looks at the the cupola reliquary (Kuppelreliquar) of the so-called 'Welfenschatz' (Guelph Treasure) displayed at the Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) in Berlin. (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Culture

Jewish Heirs Sue Germany in US Over Nazi-Looted Guelph Treasure

Two descendants of Jewish WWII-era art dealers are suing the German Government for the right to inherit a collection of medieval art known as the Guelph Treasure, worth an estimated $226 million, according to report from the New York Times. The heirs say they filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on Monday, marking the latest battle in a long line of ownership claims for the medieval goods.

Read More