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Greece and the Return of Antiquities

Greece and the Return of Antiquities

 Looting Matters, maintained by Prof. David Gill, is an excellent source for all of us who are concerned with issues related to looted antiquities. Prof. Gill had published some months ago, a summary of cases that involved efforts from the Greek state to bring back  looted treasures from Greece. Certainly it worths to read it. Source: Looting Matters Greece has been […]

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Looting matters: Should auction houses adopt 1970 when dealing with archaeological material?

SOURCE: Looting Matters The 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property provides a convenient benchmark when discussing recently surfaced archaeological material. The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) has adopted this date when considering new acquisitions. The objects returned to Italy from North American museums have […]

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