HONG KONG-The warrior was a symbol of martial strength, moulded from terracotta and buried more than 2,000 years ago with China's first emperor to defend him in the afterlife.
Rohana then appeared to break off the statue's left thumb and pocket it before leaving the event with friends.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in an arrest affidavit, Rohana "used a cellular telephone as a flashlight, looked at various exhibits displayed in the then-closed showroom, stepped up onto a platform supporting one of the statutes, and took a selfie with it", reported China's official Xinhua News Agency. They are considered one of China's most important archeological finds. Rohana pocketed the warrior's thumb and took it home with him to DE that evening.
The Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre loaned 10 of the prized statues to the USA institution.
A museum worker discovered the missing thumb on January 8, and the FBI Art Crime Unit began to investigate.
News of Rohana's alleged assault on the 210 B.C. -era statue has angered China, which reveres the thousands of terra-cotta warrior statues as treasured cultural artifacts.
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