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Why is Lord Elgin an abomination to the Greeks? | Effrosyni’s Blog

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Why is Lord Elgin an abomination to the Greeks? effrosinimoss.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/why-is-lord-elgin-an-abomination-to-the-greeks/ by Effrosyni Moschoudi To the Greeks, the name Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, is an abomination, the likes perhaps, of only Lucifer himself. Lord Elgin, as he is more famously known, is notorious in my country for his enormous blundering appetite ...

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts – Cyprus Mail

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

A reception to officially receive the return of stolen artefacts was held on Tuesday at the Byzantine museum of the Archbishop Makarios III foundation in Nicosia. The event was attended by Archbishop Chrysostomos, Communications Minister Marios Demetriades and the Swiss ambassador, among others. The 32 objects had been stolen from churches in ...

Protected: Twee oud-zakenpartners van kunstverzamelaar Michel van Rijn maken jacht op een deel van het vermogen van de excentrieke kunstconnaisseur

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

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Protected: Twee oud-zakenpartners van kunstverzamelaar Michel van Rijn maken jacht op een deel van het vermogen van de excentrieke kunstconnaisseur

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

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Protected: For the St. Louis Art Museum, a Legal Victory Raises Ethical Questions – The Atlantic

Friday, August 1st, 2014

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Ancient Egyptian mask likely to stay at St. Louis Art Museum after feds give up legal fight : News

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Ancient Egyptian mask likely to stay at St. Louis Art Museum after feds give up legal fight stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/feds-giving-up-fight-for-st-louis-art-museum-s/article_1cb582f1-dda2-5444-8814-7d7e0ba6511a.html By Robert Patrick rpatrick@post-dispatch.com > 314-621-5154 ST. LOUIS • The Department of Justice is giving up its fight to reclaim for Egypt a 3,200-year-old mummy mask that disappeared from that country decades ago and later found ...

Protected: Saving Antiquities for Everyone | How the Ka-Nefer-Nefer/SLAM case could finally be put to rest

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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Protected: The-mask-of-no-return- – Al-Ahram Weekly

Friday, June 27th, 2014

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Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer mask – SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: “You now have to beg for a do-over”

Friday, January 17th, 2014

SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: "You now have to beg for a do-over" culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2014/01/slam-mummy-mask-appeal-you-now-have-to.html "All we want here is an opportunity to get in the gate," argued U.S. Department of Justice Attorney Sharon Swingle before the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. But Patrick McInerney, attorney for the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM), ...

Search results for mask of ka nefer nefer | The Art Law Report

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Search Results for: mask of ka nefer nefer artlawreport.com/ The Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has set oral argument for January 13, 2014 on the appeal from the dismissal of the government’s civil forteiture case against the Mask of Ka Nefer-Nefer in the St. Louis Art Museum. After a report from ...

Ben Zuidema Henk Schutten: “Geroofde werken uit de Kunsthal niet verbrand”

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Ben Zuidema (Henk Schutten): ‘Geroofde werken uit de Kunsthal niet verbrand’ museumbeveiliging.com/2013/09/03/ben-zuidema-henk-schutten-geroofde-werken-uit-de-kunsthal-niet-verbrand/ 03/09/2013 – 08:09‘Geroofde werken uit de Kunsthal niet verbrand’ De schilderijen die vorig jaar uit de Kunsthal werden gestolen, zijn niet verbrand. Een Nederlandse zakenman in Roemenië zegt daarvoor het bewijs te kunnen leveren. Begin deze maand nam hij contact op ...

Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case: SLAM Appellate Brief Strongly Criticizes Government

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

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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: BBC News – How the British Museum protects more than seven million objects

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

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Protected: How to Move $8 Million Into the United States Under the Radar and Tax-Free? ART!

Tuesday, May 21st, 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: Jubilation As France Returns Intercepted Nok Artefacts To Nigeria | Leadership Newspapers

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

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Protected: Metropolitan Museum says it will return Cambodian statues – latimes.com

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

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Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer settlement talks fail, appeal back on the docket – Lexology

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer settlement talks fail, appeal back on the docket http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=4fec8f75-6fd2-4911-807f-b115b7013d18 April 29, 2013 Nicholas M. O'Donnell Register Now As you are not an existing subscriber please register for your free daily legal newsfeed service. RegisterIf you have any questions about the service please contact customerservices@lexology.com or call Lexology Customer Services on +44 20 7234 0606. Sullivan & ...

Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Terrorist Financing Risks and the Illegal Trade in Cultural Property

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

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Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2013/04/failed-negotiations-put-ka-nefer-nefer.html April 18, 2013 The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis today told the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that negotiations have failed in the case of United States v. Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer. Federal authorities are attempting to seize and forfeit the ...

Dutch language TV documentary about Michel van Rijn

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

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Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer Settlement Terms to be Discussed

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Ka Nefer Nefer Settlement Terms to be Discussed http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2013/02/ka-nefer-nefer-settlement-terms-to-be.html February 13, 2013 View my complete profile The United States Attorney's Office has informed the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that a settlement may be possible between the federal government, Egypt, and the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM) in the Ka Nefer Nefer forfeiture case.The federal ...

Le masque de Ka Nefer Nefer revient hanter un antiquaire | superlocal.ch

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Le masque de Ka Nefer Nefer revient hanter un antiquaire superlocal.ch/blog/le-masque-de-ka-nefer-nefer-revient-hanter-un-antiquaire/ Un musée du Missouri avait acheté un précieux masque funéraire auprès d’une galerie chic de Genève. Les Etats-Unis affirment que l’objet a été volé puis recyclé via les Ports Francs, il y a quinze ans, mais les preuves manquent Ce matin du ...

Illicit Cultural Property: Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback? http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.nl/2012/06/will-us-attorneys-appeal-after-latest.html June 5, 2012 A judge has dismissed the federal government's request to reconsider an earlier ruling dismissing the government's forfeiture request for the Ka Nefer Nefer mask currently on display at the St. Louis Art Museum. Rick St. Hilaire notes the U.S. ...

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

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion Denied: Missouri Court Forces Prosecution to Consider Appealing the St. Louis Art Museum Ka Nefer Case

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion to Reconsider Urges Court to Resurrect St. Louis Art Museum Mummy Mask Case

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Treasure hunters are proliferating in Lanka and roaming not only in the Colombo Museum but in 250,000 archaeological sites (Ton Cremers)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

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Protected: Stolen Ka Nefer Nefer mask – For the St. Louis Art Museum, a Legal Victory Raises Ethical Questions (Ton Cremers)

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

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Protected: AFP: Italian police impound 18,000 illegally excavated artifacts (Ton Cremers)

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

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Protected: Turkey’s cultural ambitions: Of marbles and men | Turkey gets tough with foreign museums and launches a new culture war (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

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Protected: In Egypt turmoil, thieves hunt pharaonic treasures (Ton Cremers)

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

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Protected: Stolen Ka Nefer Nefer mask in Saint Louis Art Museum – Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion to Reconsider Urges Court to Resurrect Art Museum Mummy Mask Case

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

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Brent Benjamin is a fence (let him prove this statement is inadequate)… Weird legal system: proof of ownership is not enough; victims need to prove their property was stolen. Judge Henry Edward Autrey gone crazy – from now on thieves and fences can say: give proof this was stolen. Provenance information about the Ka Nefer Nefer mask was manufactured by the infamous Aboutaam brothers

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Brent Benjamin is a fence (let him proof this statement is inadequate)... Weird legal system: proof of ownership is not enough; victims need to prove their property was stolen. Judge Henry Edward Autrey gone crazy - from now on thieves and fences can say: give proof this was stolen. Provenance information about ...

Protected: Timbuktu: Mali’s treasure at risk from armed uprising (Ton Cremers)

Friday, April 13th, 2012

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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 ...

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: United States Files Motion in SLAM Mummy Mask Case

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

United States Files Motion in SLAM Mummy Mask Case http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2012/04/united-states-files-motion-in-slam.html April 7, 2012 The U.S. Attorney's Office in St. Louis filed a motion today in response to a federal district court's ruling earlier this week dismissing the government's forfeiture complaint against the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask located at the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM). ...

Looting Matters: St Louis Art Museum Mask: implications for Swiss dealer

Friday, April 6th, 2012

implications for Swiss dealer http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2012/04/st-louis-art-museum-mask-implications.html April 6, 2012 I have noted earlier this week that the collecting history ("provenance") for the Egyptian mummy mask acquired by the St Louis Art Museum was seemingly flawed. It cannot have been given to the excavator (who died in 1959). It cannot have been in Brussels in 1952. It cannot have ...

Fwd: Ka Nefer Nefer mask – federal attorneys failed to specifically articulate how the mask was stolen and smuggled (so it is not important THAT it was stolen, but this judge wants to know exactly HOW it was stolen. Has the system, this judge, gone out of it’s / his mind?

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

District Court Dismisses Government’s Case to Forfeit SLAM Mummy Mask http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2012/04/district-court-dismisses-governments.html April 3, 2012 The U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, today published an order dismissing the government's’ forfeiture complaint against the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask.  The Egyptian artifact is located at the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM). The government filed a ...