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Archive for the ‘Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues’ Category

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Dealer Dikman’s Stock Returns to Cyprus

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Dealer Dikman's Stock Returns to Cyprus http://paul-barford.blogspot.nl/2013/03/dealer-dikmans-stock-returns-to-cyprus.html March 19, 2013 Paul Barford Samarcheolog notes that items seized in the investigation of smuggling in the 1990s have finally been returned to Cyprus by Germany ('Cyprus: return of tens of millions’ worth of conflict antiquities, looted from churches in occupied areas', Conflict Archaeology March 19th). Some 214 artefacts ...

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Lots of Fakes on the Market

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Lots of Fakes on the Market http://paul-barford.blogspot.nl/2013/03/lots-of-fakes-on-market.html March 8, 2013 Paul Barford Still on the subject of fakes, and the limitations of a collector merely 'trusting the dealer' in the case of 'paperless' objects, are also the subject of an interview published today with a dealer in Far Eastern art. According to dealer Michael ...

Protected: Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: US Government Case SLAMMED

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Focus on the Ka Nefer Nefer \

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Focus on the Ka Nefer Nefer "Collection History" (1) ("Here Zakki, you can have this") http://paul-barford.blogspot.com/2012/04/focus-on-ka-nefer-nefer-collection.html April 8, 2012 . The collection history of the mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer currently in the St Louis Art Museum is crucial to the SLAM claim to the object. The mask was excavated by Muhammed Zakaria Goneim in 1952 in a ...

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: St Louis Art Museum \

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

St Louis Art Museum "Looking After" Ka Nefer Nefer? http://paul-barford.blogspot.com/2012/04/st-louis-art-museum-looking-after-ka.html April 8, 2012 . Just how well-looked after is the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask in St Louis Art Museum? I was struck by an old photo of the object, which gave the face a very apprehensive look. I then tried to find out where ...