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LONDON — A U.K. appeals court dismissed fraud claims brought by a Qatari company concerning the $3 million purchase of an ancient Greek sculpture known as the Head of Alexander the Great as Herakles. The buyer argued that the piece is a fake, and that Covid-19 slowed down efforts to file suit. However, the buyer failed to specifically explain how the pandemic so disrupted its business as to excuse its lack of timeliness in bringing the action.