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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 »

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Segontium Roman Fort is being vandalised (potentially):
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-13085208

Some purloined Byzantine icons were recovered:
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/two-stolen-byzantine-icons-recovered-church/20110417

Nero:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2011/0416/1224294785931.html
 
Teotihuacan:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46433

Song of Nature (shipwreck ceramics):
http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2934609

Lewis Chessmen:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-13085170

Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-civil-war-20110413,0,141407.story

Indiana Jones:
http://www.newsarama.com/film/indiana-jones-and-archaeology-exhibition-110414.html

The Cult of Beauty:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-reviews/8443987/The-Cult-of-Beauty-The-Aesthetic-Movement-1860-1900-VandA-London-review.html

Lorenzo Lotto:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/13/arts/13iht-conway13.html

The British Museum plans to lend more artifacts to Iran:
http://www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=238863
 
Some New Zealand artifacts lent to a UK museum turned up on the open market (this one's a bit strange):
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10719154

Some interesting results from Bonham's antiquities sale this week:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46550

... and some very interesting items coming to Sotheby's manuscripts auction:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46508

Some museum directors are difficult to replace:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/us/10ttmuseum.html

How museums are coping with the high costs of travelling exhibitions:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/13/arts/design/museums-are-exhibiting-works-from-their-own-collections.html

... while the Seaport Museum is seeking some permanent berths for its 'working vessels':
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/15/seaport-museum-seeks-berths-for-vessels/

The legacy of vandalism of Islamic manuscripts:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/16/arts/16iht-melikian16.html?ref=arts
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