As a response to the discussion about Confederate monuments and to draw attention to overlooked African American counternarratives, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund has committed to raising $25 million to protect and preserve African American heritage sites.Read more
(United States of America)
KRWG, 8th Nov 2017.Read more
The items once belonged to the extinct Calusa tribe, which lived on the island between 700 and 1200 AD. Archaeologists have long suspected that the area was rife with historical artifacts, but the excavation of public land is illegal and wouldn’t have …Read more
Phys.org, 31st Oct 2017.
Allegedly due to the influence of a medium, the "1,500-year-old relic was taken from a museum and hastily reburied on the eve of a presidential election"
“In past months, religious nationalists in the Hindu-majority country have stepped up a campaign to push the four-century-old Mughal monument to the margins of Indian history. One legislator recently kicked up a national storm when he labelled the tomb ‘a blot’. Resentment at the fact the country’s most recognisable monument was built by a Muslim […]Read more
(United States of America; Germany)
KHON, 26th Oct 2017.
"The remains were stolen between 1896 and 1902 and sold directly to the Museum of Ethnology in Dresden."Read more
The Guardian, 26th Oct 2017.
Incredible preservation and economic downturn leading to looting in Mongolia.Read more
Al Monitor, 26th Oct 2017.
Urging a halt to construction at Tall es-SakanRead more
The 16th-century Book of Hours that belonged to King François I has been in the UK since 1720; the export ban placed on it last year has now expired, with no potential British buyer having come forward.Read more
Moder Ghana, 20th Oct 2017.
Analysis by Dr Kwame OpokuRead more