The world’s unique Phoenician treasure in the press

The Malaga businessman Vicente Jiménez breaks off negotiations with the Junta de Andalucía and will exhibit his collection of Phoenician terracotta figures in his own museum. A fortune of incalculable value that comes from a shipwreck in front of the current Lebanon.

On December 15, 2021 he met with Francisco Carrión, journalist of El Independiente to discuss the subject.

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Carrión mentions: They survived two millennia lodged on the seabed and have now weathered tough negotiations whose shipwreck the owner of the treasure confirms in conversation with El Independiente. Vicente Jiménez Ifergan, a collector of Jewish mother and Christian father, owns a unique collection in the world: about 200 Phoenician terracotta statues, a Mediterranean transcript of the terracotta soldiers of Xian in China. A “rara avis” that he wished to cede temporarily to the Junta de Andalucía and that he will finally exhibit himself in his private gallery, in the center of Malaga.

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