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
Haaretz, 6th Oct 2017.
"Tel Es-Sakan (hill of ash) was the largest Canaanite city between Palestine and Egypt"Read more
The Guardian, 4th Oct 2017.
When will Australia have a proper keeping place for Indigenous remains?Read more
(Iraq; United States of America)
The Jerusalem Post, 4th Oct 2017.
Charles Schumer is asking the State Department not to return antiquities that are legally the property of IraqRead more
“The Karnataka High Court has refused to order the handing over of the investigation into the theft of ornaments in the Cheluvarayaswamy Temple in Melukote to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)”Read more
The funding through to 2030 is destined for museum sites including the former royal palace at Charlottenburg in Berlin, Frederick the Great’s Sanssouci complex in Potsdam and the Cecilienhof palace … Priorities include renovating dilapidated…Read more
In his recommendations, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke isn’t simply calling on Trump to unilaterally shrink national monuments and weaken protections on hundreds of thousands of acres of public land. He is also exhorting the president to team up with Congress to undermine the Antiquities Act itself. And, indeed, a legislative assault on the law is […]Read more
Back from Switzerland where it was smuggled and now going on public display.Read more