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Looting

Archaeologists Keep a 1,200-Year Secret Just a Little Longer

Archaeologists Keep a 1,200-Year Secret Just a Little Longer

on September 24, 2013, 10:02 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Looting, Peru

Archaeologists were right to sit on their discovery of an ancient, intact Wari temple in Peru for fear that it […]

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Shocking Pics of Looting in Syria

Shocking Pics of Looting in Syria

on July 31, 2013, 7:00 am / in archaeology law, Armed Conflict, cultural property law, Looting, Middle East, Syria, UNESCO

Today in Really Sad Looting Stories, Bloomberg reports: When the uprising against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad began two years ago, […]

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Reactions to “The Great Giveback”

Reactions to “The Great Giveback”

on February 6, 2013, 11:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, egypt, Elgin Marbles, Historic Preservation, Looting, Museums

Senior editor at the New York Review of Books, Hugh Eakin, recently published an opinion piece, “The Great Giveback,” in […]

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Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

on February 4, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Crime, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Legislation, Looting, Trafficking

Those who are convicted of committing crimes against cultural heritage in Honduras will soon be facing a mandatory sentencing scheme. […]

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An Update on Turkey’s Cultural War

An Update on Turkey’s Cultural War

on January 30, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Authenticity, France, Looting, Museums, Recovery, Repatriation, Turkey

Turkey is currently seeking the return of thousands of antiquities which they believe are rightfully theirs. In this pursuit, Turkish […]

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Problems Arise as The Getty Attempts to Verify Antiquities

Problems Arise as The Getty Attempts to Verify Antiquities

on January 29, 2013, 9:00 am / in Art Authenticity, Art Heists, Italy, Looting, Museums, Repatriation

In a recent effort to become more transparent, the Getty is currently attempting to verify the origins of the antiquities […]

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Mali Conflict Puts Timbuktu in Danger

Mali Conflict Puts Timbuktu in Danger

on January 28, 2013, 9:00 am / in Africa, Armed Conflict, Historic Preservation, Looting, Mali, Preservation Initiatives, Sites in Danger

In light of the escalating violence in Mali, UNESCO has recently began to urge armed forces to protect Timbuktu’s historic […]

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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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1970 UNESCO Convention Combats Black Market in Antiquities

1970 UNESCO Convention Combats Black Market in Antiquities

3 on September 5, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Auction Houses, cultural property law, Looting

Experts say that the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer […]

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Reports from Down Under on More of Kapoor’s Looted Indian Antiquities

Reports from Down Under on More of Kapoor’s Looted Indian Antiquities

on September 3, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Australia / New Zealand, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, India, Looting, Museums

Subhash Kapoor, an Indian-born, New York-based art dealer has been making headlines since his detention in Indian on allegations of […]

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