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Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artefacts

Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artefacts | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A statement Sunday said pots, vases, parts of ceramic bottles and other artefacts were found at the arrested men's houses in Radostine, a village 120 kilometers (75 miles) south of the capital, Tirana. It says the artefacts were "dug up at Apollonia National Park."
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New Zealand Is Pushing to Save Its Vulnerable Indigenous Language

New Zealand Is Pushing to Save Its Vulnerable Indigenous Language | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Each year, the country holds a week-long event to encourage people to speak te reo Māori.
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How can museums speed up the return of art looted during the Nazi era?

How can museums speed up the return of art looted during the Nazi era? | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Conference at London's National Gallery this week looks at how the process can be accelerated
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As Hurricanes Descend, Top Conservators Set Up an Emergency Hotline—and App—to Rescue Waterlogged Art

As Hurricanes Descend, Top Conservators Set Up an Emergency Hotline—and App—to Rescue Waterlogged Art | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
With a range of hotlines, apps, and expert volunteers, top conservators are providing practical methods to treat water-damaged art.
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Listas las instituciones culturales para recibir a Irma

Listas las instituciones culturales para recibir a Irma | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Activaron sus planes de emergencia para evitar mayores daños en sus instalaciones
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Aleppo: what remains? | Apollo Magazine

Aleppo: what remains? | Apollo Magazine | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The worst unkindness we could offer to Aleppo now, however, is to write the city off by overstating its ‘destruction’
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Looters of Egyptian Artifacts Try to Recruit Egyptologists for Help

Looters of Egyptian Artifacts Try to Recruit Egyptologists for Help | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Looters of antiquities in Egypt have now begun recruiting help from Egyptologists and others on social media, Live Science reporting reveals.
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The Wonders at Risk in Bears Ears National Monument

The Wonders at Risk in Bears Ears National Monument | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Treasures of geology, paleontology, and archaeology may be affected by changes to the monument's boundaries.
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Le trafic de biens culturels à combattre

Le trafic de biens culturels à combattre | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Preuve que le Mexique est dépositaire d’un trésor culturel sensible: ses innombrables biens patrimoniaux figurent sur une liste rouge du Conseil international des musées recensant des exemples de pièces potentiellement pillées.
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El monasterio que recibió a Colón tras el descubrimiento, en el limbo

El monasterio que recibió a Colón tras el descubrimiento, en el limbo | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
El ayuntamiento de Badalona estudia la compra de Sant Jeroni de la Murtra, en manos de distintos dueños, para asegurar su futuro
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Islamic extremist liable for €2.7m in damages for destroying Timbuktu shrine

Islamic extremist liable for €2.7m in damages for destroying Timbuktu shrine | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of titles founded by Umberto Allemandi with editions in Italian, French, Russian, Chinese and Greek.
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Extreme Weather Is Threatening Museums Around the Globe. What Are They Doing About It? | artnet News

Extreme Weather Is Threatening Museums Around the Globe. What Are They Doing About It? | artnet News | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
As scientists offer increasingly alarming predictions about the rate of climate change, museums are at a crossroads. How should they prepare?
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SitNews: Family Gives "One-of-a-Kind" Chilkat Robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute

SitNews: Family Gives "One-of-a-Kind" Chilkat Robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

In a move that staff at Sealaska Heritage Institute said stunned them, a family from Seattle has given a valuable, ancient Chilkat robe to the institute in an effort to return it to its ancestral home and repatriate it to tribal people

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German museum director Martin Roth dies aged 62

German museum director Martin Roth dies aged 62 | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

German museum director Martin Roth dies aged 62

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Fatwa allowing illegal antiquities excavation triggers ire in Egypt

Fatwa allowing illegal antiquities excavation triggers ire in Egypt | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The Egyptian government will attempt to hold on to its antiquities amid a religious edict giving ordinary citizens the right to excavate and keep such treasures.
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Archaeological site of Faragola in Puglia damaged by fire

Archaeological site of Faragola in Puglia damaged by fire | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A fire damaged the ancient archaeological site of Faragola in Puglia overnight. "It looks like the work of professionals," said Puglia-born archaeologist Giulian
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Closure of London’s art and antiques crime squad 'would be madness says former chief

Closure of London’s art and antiques crime squad 'would be madness says former chief | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The potential negative implications of the “much mooted” closure of the UK’s art crime unit set the tone for the Art Business Conference yesterday
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Miami museums hunker down ahead of Hurricane Irma

Florida declares a state of emergency and Miami Beach residents are urged to evacuate
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Mexico creates new federal police division to protect cultural heritage | News | DW | 27.08.2017

Mexico creates new federal police division to protect cultural heritage | News | DW | 27.08.2017 | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Mexico's National Gendarmerie has a new mission: to protect the country's cultural heritage. But their influence over the 440,000 often ineffective and corrupt regional and state police officers is limited.
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As Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas, Museums Shutter

As Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas, Museums Shutter | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The storm is expected to linger for days in the Houston area.
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Los últimos artistas del suelo de Lisboa

Los últimos artistas del suelo de Lisboa | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Cinco ‘calceteiros’ cuidan los antiguos mosaicos del pavimento deteriorados por el tráfico
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Two Ritual Baths (Miqva'ot) of the Great Synagogue of Vilna unearthed after their Destruction in the Holocaust 70 years earler - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Two Ritual Baths (Miqva'ot) of the Great Synagogue of Vilna unearthed after their Destruction in the Holocaust 70 years earler - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A team of Israeli, Lithuanian and American archaeologists unearthed the remains of two ritual baths that were used by congregants at the Great Synagogue in Vilna, today the capital of Lithuania.
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Ainu skull stolen in 1879 makes historic return from Berlin

Ainu skull stolen in 1879 makes historic return from Berlin | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
SAPPORO--An Ainu skull that was dug up by a German grave robber in 1879 has finally returned from Be
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War in the Arab world has devastated the region’s heritage

War in the Arab world has devastated the region’s heritage | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
THE Middle East is used to ruins. A millennium ago the “mad caliph” of Cairo, Hakim, ordered the levelling of all churches, including the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Jesus’s burial site. The Mongols sacked Baghdad in 1258, causing the Tigris to flow black from the ink of discarded books.
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Greece’s disappearing whistled language

Greece’s disappearing whistled language | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
For some 2,500 years, residents of this mountainous village have used an astonishing language that only they understand. But there are only six people left who can ‘speak’ it.
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Thieves target historic Portuguese decorative tiles

Thieves target historic Portuguese decorative tiles | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Gaping holes on the crumbling walls of an abandoned palace in the heart of Lisbon mark where decorative ceramic tiles have been yanked off, to the displeasure of passing tourists. Thieves are swiping the elaborately painted tiles, which cover buildings across Portugal, to sell them on the black market
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