As They Thaw, Mongolia’s Ancient Tombs Are Getting Looted

“The history and archaeology of Mongolia, most famously the sites associated with the largest land empire in the history of the world under Genghis Khan, are of global importance. But they’re facing unprecedented threats as climate change and looting impact ancient sites and collections. Climate change and looting may seem to be unrelated issues. But […]

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Paris’s Quai Branly Museum Is Ready To Return African Art

“French President Emmanuel Macron’s pledge to return African artefacts is an ‘awesome challenge’, according to Stéphane Martin, the president of the ethnographic Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac Museum in Paris. … The Quai Branly museum has a collection of more than 70,000 artefacts from sub-Saharan Africa, and displays 1,000 of them in its galleries on the Left […]

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