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Author Topic: April 2011 Archeology - Museums, Looted Goods, & Crimes  (Read 1751 times)
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« Reply #2: April 17, 2011, 05:01:59 pm »

Data mining courtesy of:

Segontium Roman Fort is being vandalised (potentially):

Some purloined Byzantine icons were recovered:


Song of Nature (shipwreck ceramics):

Lewis Chessmen:

Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War:,0,141407.story

Indiana Jones:

The Cult of Beauty:

Lorenzo Lotto:

The British Museum plans to lend more artifacts to Iran:
Some New Zealand artifacts lent to a UK museum turned up on the open market (this one's a bit strange):

Some interesting results from Bonham's antiquities sale this week:

... and some very interesting items coming to Sotheby's manuscripts auction:

Some museum directors are difficult to replace:

How museums are coping with the high costs of travelling exhibitions:

... while the Seaport Museum is seeking some permanent berths for its 'working vessels':

The legacy of vandalism of Islamic manuscripts:
« Last Edit: April 18, 2011, 05:08:33 pm by SunflowerP, Reason: fixing link » Logged

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