Archive for the ‘Struggle against illicit trade in cultural heritage’ Category
Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
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Sunday, April 25th, 2010
News » Gaza moves to preserve local antiquities from black market
A coastal door on the Mediterranean to the ancient world's great empires, the Gaza Strip is home to both decades-long conflict and ...
Thursday, November 27th, 2008
The Saint Louis Art Museum Ka-Nefer-Nefer Egyptian Mask Saga Continues
Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 04:58:43 PM
A recent Associated Press article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now looking into the provenance of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask, a 3,000-year-old Egyptian relic acquired in the late 1990s by the Saint ...
Tuesday, December 11th, 2007
THE ILLICIT ANTIQUITIES RESEARCH CENTRE
against the theft & traffic of archaeology
Established 1996, closing September 2007.
The Illicit Antiquities Research Centre (IARC) was established in May 1996, under the then directorship of Professor Colin Renfrew, at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, England. It commenced operations in ...
Thursday, December 6th, 2007
December 5, 2007
EBay, the American online auction site, is facing an unprecedented lawsuit in France, where a government watchdog wants it to be declared illegal. The move could lead to the arrest of the company’s executives if the claim were to be upheld by the High Court in ...
Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
By Enrique Rangel
Globe-News Austin Bureau
Publication Date: 12/04/07
AUSTIN - Burglaries and other property crimes may be down in Amarillo, Lubbock and other cities, but law enforcement agencies are betting that such numbers will go down even further - if the public is willing to help. The Texas Department of Public Safety ...