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Museums

London Museum Deaccessions $20m in Chinese Ceramics, Citing “Good Time to Sell” as Exceptional Circumstance

London Museum Deaccessions $20m in Chinese Ceramics, Citing “Good Time to Sell” as Exceptional Circumstance

2 on August 14, 2013, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Museums, United Kingdom

In a controversial move, the council for the south London borough of Croydon will sell off part of its collection […]

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National Museum of Finland Refuses to Return Cuneiform Artifact to Iraq

National Museum of Finland Refuses to Return Cuneiform Artifact to Iraq

1 on July 16, 2013, 12:01 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Finland, Iraq, Museums, Repatriation, Scandinavia

The Art Newspaper reports – Officials at the National Museum of Finland say that they have turned down a request […]

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Putin Wears “Happy Smile” to Return Ancient Books to Jewish Group

Putin Wears “Happy Smile” to Return Ancient Books to Jewish Group

on June 19, 2013, 11:12 am / in ancient texts, archaeology law, cultural property law, Israel, Jewish Issues, Litigation, Museums, Repatriation, Russia

There has been a long-running US-based legal conflict between Russian and the Jewish Chabad-Lubvitch movement, based in Brooklyn, over a […]

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Cambodia Welcomes Home Stolen 10th Century Sculptures

Cambodia Welcomes Home Stolen 10th Century Sculptures

on June 13, 2013, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, Cambodia, Museums, Repatriation, UNESCO

Two 10th-century statues received a much-anticipated welcome home party yesterday at the Phnom Penh airport. The “Kneeling Attendant” statues were […]

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Phallus Rises in Popularity, Goes on Sale in Norfolk Museum

Phallus Rises in Popularity, Goes on Sale in Norfolk Museum

on June 3, 2013, 8:22 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Museums, Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS), United Kingdom

The King Lynn’s Museum in Norfolk will be offering replica golden phallus pendants for sale in their gift shop. At […]

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US Urged to Relenquish Cambodian Antiquities

US Urged to Relenquish Cambodian Antiquities

on May 29, 2013, 9:00 am / in Cambodia, Museums, Repatriation, Uncategorized

Recently, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced its decision to return stolen artifacts to Cambodia. Emboldened by this decision, Cambodia […]

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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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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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Russia Lists Historic Mansions for Public Auction

Russia Lists Historic Mansions for Public Auction

on January 22, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Auction Houses, cultural property law, Museums, Preservation Initiatives, Russia

There are currently 150,000 architectural monuments in Russia. According to Russian culture minister Vladimir Medinsky, a majority of them are […]

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