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A piece of history, a mystery

Two nine-foot-tall, decorative marble urns from Arlington National Cemetery wound up for sale at an auction house. Preservationists want to know how the urns landed in private hands.



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The amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery has two new replacement stone urns.

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Arlington cemetery urns to be returned instead of auctioned
Article | The owner of a pair of towering decorative urns that were originally part of Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater told Army officials Tuesday that he would return them, saying they belong at the nation's most revered burial ground, not on the auction block.

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