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A retired gardener who dug up a 2,000-year-old marble bust of Alexander the Great at a country estate has sold it for almost £400,000.<br />
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The heavy sculpture had been buried decades ago within the grounds of Sutton Place, a Tudor mansion that belonged to Jean Paul Getty in the 1960s and '70s.<br />
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The American oil magnate sold the Surrey mansion to renowned art collector Stanley Seeger who set about transforming the gardens.<br />
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The employee unearthed the 15ins tall bust during the work in about 1984.