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Head of Hades to be Returned to Sicily

Head of Hades to be Returned to Sicily

1 on January 15, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Greece, Looting, Museums, Repatriation

The Getty museum has recently announced that it has decided to voluntarily return a terracotta head to the Museo Archeologico […]

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Greek Archaeologists Rebury Remains to Protect Them

Greek Archaeologists Rebury Remains to Protect Them

on March 14, 2012, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Economy, Greece, Museums

Archaeologists are better known for unearthing archaeological artifacts, but in Greece, they are actually burying them. Due to the current […]

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Shortage of Museum Guards in Greece Results in Another Theft

1 on February 23, 2012, 5:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Greece, Museums

Armed robbers broke into the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity last Friday, stealing more than […]

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On Sale Today: The Parthenon!

On Sale Today: The Parthenon!

1 on January 20, 2012, 7:58 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Greece

Want some nice wedding photos? Why not spring the $2,000 to rent the Acropolis? In their fight against national debt, […]

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European Commission Renews Efforts to Protect Cultural Artifacts

European Commission Renews Efforts to Protect Cultural Artifacts

on December 2, 2011, 9:36 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Northern Europe / Scandanavia, Spain, United Kingdom

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, is renewing its efforts to keep track and prevent the […]

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The Exercise of “Professional Judgment” in the Acquisition of Antiquities Without Provenance

The Exercise of “Professional Judgment” in the Acquisition of Antiquities Without Provenance

2 on April 6, 2011, 7:28 am / in archaeology law, Auction Houses, cultural property law, Greece, Midwest U.S., Museums

What are buyers required to do before purchasing an ancient object?  Just what is “due diligence” anyway? In a Huffington […]

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The Elgin Marbles, the Bust of Nefertiti, the Euphronios Krater, and the Rosetta Stone: Who Owns What?

The Elgin Marbles, the Bust of Nefertiti, the Euphronios Krater, and the Rosetta Stone: Who Owns What?

2 on May 11, 2010, 12:18 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, egypt, Elgin Marbles, Germany, Greece, Italy, James Cuno Who Owns Antiquity?, Museums, Patrimony Laws, Politics, Repatriation, United Kingdom

As I typed in my rather unimaginative title to this post (I’m exhausted from traveling today, and its the best […]

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Cuno and Gerstenblith Face Off on Antiquities Ownership Issues

Cuno and Gerstenblith Face Off on Antiquities Ownership Issues

on March 22, 2010, 8:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, egypt, Elgin Marbles, Greece, James Cuno Who Owns Antiquity?, Museums, Repatriation

You might be thinking that I’ve got a bit of a crush on James Cuno, since this is the third […]

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Italy returns missing foot to Greece.

Italy returns missing foot to Greece.

on September 25, 2008, 9:45 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Elgin Marbles, Greece, Italy, Museums, Repatriation, Venus of Cyrene

Greece is delighted with Italy’s return of a Parthenon sculpture fragment featuring the foot of the goddess Artemis.  It is […]

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