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Protected: SCOOP: New Evidence Of Stolen Idols at the National Gallery of Australia | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

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Protected: Five Years After California Museum Raids, More Anger Than Indictments | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

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Protected: The Peruvian Connection: Federal Agents Bust Alleged Antiquities Smugglers Network In Utah | CHASING APHRODITE

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

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Protected: Red Flags in Paris: Half of Sotheby’s Barbier-Mueller Pre-Colombian Sale Lacks Provenance | CHASING APHRODITE

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/12/24/latchfords-footprints-suspect-khmer-art-at-the-kimbell-and-the-met/ December 25, 2012 We’re continuing to trace suspect Cambodian antiquities linked to Douglas Latchford, the man at the center of the on-going federal looting probe that we’ve detailed in previous posts here. Last week we wrote about suspect Khmer antiquities at the Denver Art Museum. Here ...

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/06/04/the-antiquities-trade-as-organized-crime-glasgow-team-digs-deep-into-the-market-for-ancient-art/ June 5, 2012 An exciting new research effort has been launched by some of the most prominent researchers of the illicit antiquities trade. Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie and Suzie Thomas at the University of Glasgow have received £1 million over four years ...

A Blast from the Past: “Norton Simon Bought Smuggled Idol” CHASING APHRODITE

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

“Norton Simon Bought Smuggled Idol” http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/04/10/a-blast-from-the-past-norton-simon-bought-smuggled-idol/ April 11, 2012  Imagine you’re a thief about to pull a heist at the local temple. You can’t wait to get your hands on all those statues, altarpieces, gold. In the middle of the night, you sneak up to the entrance and… (in a different voice, the Temple Guardian speaks.) ...

Protected: EXCLUSIVE: Turkey Seeks The Return of 18 Objects From The Metropolitan Museum of Art | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

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Introducing WikiLoot: Your Chance to Fight the Illicit Antiquities Trade CHASING APHRODITE

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Your Chance to Fight the Illicit Antiquities Trade http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/03/12/introducing-wikiloot-your-chance-to-fight-the-illicit-antiquities-trade/ March 14, 2012 Today we’re pleased to announce — and to seek your help with — an exciting new project we’ve been tinkering with in private for some time. We’re calling it WikiLoot. The idea behind WikiLoot is simple: 1. Create an open source web platform, or ...

Protected: CHASING APHRODITE | Cheat Sheet on Timothy Potts, New Director of the Getty Museum

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

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