The Newly Discovered Tablet V Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh
After the US-led invasion of Iraq and the dramatic looting of Iraqi and other museums, the Sulaymaniyah Museum (directed by the council of ministers of Iraqi Kurdistan) started an initiative. They pai...
Quedlinburg
Quedlinburg, in the Land of Sachsen-Anhalt, was a capital of the East Franconian German Empire at the time of the Saxonian-Ottonian ruling dynasty. It has be...
The Newly Discovered Tablet V Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh
After the US-led invasion of Iraq and the dramatic looting of Iraqi and other museums, the Sulaymaniyah Museum (directed by the council of ministers of Iraqi Kurdistan) started an initiative. They pai...
Antiquities
Antiquities are objects from Antiquity, especially the civilizations of the Mediterranean: the Classical antiquity of Greece and Rome, Ancient Egypt and the other Ancient Near Eastern cultures. Artif...
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Art theft
Art theft is usually for the purpose of resale or for ransom (sometimes called artnapping). Stolen art is sometimes used by criminals as collateral to secure loans. Only a small percentage of stolen a...
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Załuski Library
The Załuski Library (Polish: Biblioteka Załuskich, Latin: Bibliotheca Zalusciana) was built in Warsaw in 1747–1795 by Józef Andrzej Załuski and his brother, Andrzej Stanisław Załuski, both Rom...
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Robert E. Hecht
Robert Emmanuel "Bob" Hecht, Jr. (3 June 1919 – 8 February 2012) was an American antiquities dealer. He was on trial in Italy from 2005-2012 on charges of conspiring to traffic in looted artifacts.He...
Byzantine Fresco Chapel
The Byzantine Fresco Chapel is a part of the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, near the University of St. Thomas, and from February 1997 to February 2012 it displayed the only intact Byzantine fresc...
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Cultural heritage management
Cultural heritage management (CHM) is the vocation and practice of managing cultural heritage. It is a branch of cultural resources management (CRM), although it also draws on the practices of cultur...
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Piraeus Lion
The Piraeus Lion is one of four lion statues on display at the Venetian Arsenal, where it was displayed as a symbol of Venice's patron saint, Saint Mark.
It was originally located in Piraeus, the ...
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Treasure of Nagyszentmiklós
The Treasure of Sânnicolau Mare or Treasure of Nagyszentmiklós is an important hoard of 23 early medieval gold vessels, in total weighing 9.945 kg (about 22 lbs), found in 1799 near the town...
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Ankhhaf (sculpture)
The painted limestone bust of Ankhhaf is considered the work "of a master" of Ancient Egyptian art from the time of the Old Kingdom, and can be seen at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Its catalog num...
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Tibet House
Tibet House US was founded in 1987 by Columbia University professor Robert Thurman, actor Richard Gere and modern composer Philip Glass (among others) at the behest of the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyat...
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Quedlinburg
Quedlinburg ([ˈkveːdlɪnbʊʁk]) is a town located north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. In 1994 the medieval court and the old town were included on...
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Maya codices
Maya codices (singular codex) are folding books stemming from the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, written in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark cloth, made from the inner bark of certain t...
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Robert M. Edsel
Robert Morse Edsel (born 28 Dec 1956) is an American businessman and author. He has written three non-fiction books: Rescuing Da Vinci (2006), Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Grea...
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Lady with an Ermine
Lady with an Ermine is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci from around 1489–1490. The subject of the portrait is Cecilia Gallerani, and painted at a time when she was the mistress of Ludovico Sforza, Duke...
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Crown of Boleslaw I the Brave
The Crown of Bolesław I the Brave (in Polish: Korona Chrobrego, also known in Latin as the Corona Privilegiata) was the coronation crown of the Polish monarchs.
The origins of the Polish crown are...
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International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures
The International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures is a campaign group, which joins together various organizations around the world whose primary aim is to bring about the...
Charles L. Kuhn
Charles L. Kuhn (1902-1985) was an American academic, art historian, and Director of Harvard University's Busch-Reisinger Museum.Kuhn earned a PhD at Harvard in 1929.
In 1930, Kuhn joined the Har...
Grave robbery
Grave robbery, tomb robbing, or tomb raiding is the act of uncovering a tomb or crypt to steal artifacts or personal effects. A related act is body snatching, disinterring a grave for the purpose of s...
Crown of Augustus III of Poland
The Crown of Augustus III was made in 1733 for Augustus III' coronation in Kraków in 1734.
In 1925 Polish Government purchased the silver regalia of King Augustus III and Queen Maria Josepha in Vi...
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