Should museums display human remains from other cultures? http://theartnewspaper.com/news/should-museums-display-human-remains-from-other-cultures
US university museum announces controversial sell-off of 46 works of art http://theartnewspaper.com/news/us-university-museum-announces-controversial-sell-off-of-46-pieces-by-artists-including-henri-matisse-and-elisabeth-frink
Museums should be free to everyone, regardless of where they live or how much they earn http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/new-york-the-met-admission-pay-what-you-can-museum-20180108.html
'We're glad to have it back': Stolen Battle of New Orleans rifle returned to local museum http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/crime_police/article_4efa8c98-f4a9-11e7-8cc9-4711ca326ee1.html
Excavators discover remains of iconic movie city buried under sands of Californian coast https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/901739/excavators-discover-Egyptian-city-buried-sand-sphinx-Cecil-B-DeMille-The-Ten-Commandments
Cambodia: Ancient statue 50 percent repaired http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100580/ancient-statue-50-percent-repaired/
Has the Book of Deer monastery been found? The 10th Century illuminated manuscript is noted for containing the earliest surviving Gaelic writing from Scotland. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-42569851
UK: Charles Bronson art removed from homeless auction http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-42602187
UK: 'Institutional' male bias in government's art collection, says Labour https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/jan/05/institutional-male-bias-in-governments-art-collection-says-labour?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
Man trying to smuggle over 200 Byzantine-era artifacts detained in southern Turkey https://www.dailysabah.com/turkey/2018/01/08/man-trying-to-smuggle-over-200-byzantine-era-artifacts-detained-in-southern-turkey
Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/01/08/greece-asks-for-repatriation-of-looted-antiquities-seized-by-new-york-authorities/ https://t.co/HAL9jkRYZQ
India: 3 ashtadhutra idols stolen from temple; मन्दिर से अष्टधातु की 3 मूर्तियाँ चोरी, मूर्तियों की कीमत लाखों रुपये http://www.akhandbharatnews.com/3-statues-of-ashtadhutra-stolen-from-temple/
India: Thieves strike at temple in Sec 24, Chandigarh, steal silver crown http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/chandigarh/thieves-strike-at-temple-in-sec-24/525861.html
Huh! So the first known written reference to meat between bread as a "Sandwich" is in a 1762 entry in Edward Gibbon's diary.
India: Durga Temple broken in, valuables stolen; 5 big and small silver umbrellas and three crowns from idols of deities http://thehitavada.com/Encyc/2018/1/6/Durga-Temple-broken-in,-valuables-stolen.aspx
India: public interest litigation petition questions shifting of ancient idols to ‘icon centres’ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/pil-questions-shifting-of-ancient-idols-to-icon-centres/article22389779.ece https://t.co/5QRXiOcpPI
Kashmir Heritage: theft of a 17th century Arabic manuscript of the holy Quran http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/opinion/kashmir-heritage-tale-of-a-mammoth-loss--part-ii/271361.html
On the Archaeological Survey of India's list of ‘missing monuments’: Sher Shah Suri’s guns, cemeteries, temple http://indianexpress.com/article/india/on-asis-list-of-missing-monuments-sher-shah-suris-guns-cemeteries-temple-5014614/
Did Paris Overpay $103 Million for the Building That Will House François Pinault's Art? https://news.artnet.com/art-world/pinault-collection-103-million-paris-museum-1189457
Archaeologist in a criminology dept, I study artefact & fossil smuggling, art crime, heritage, culture. Arty stuff & related curiosities. traffickingculture.org
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