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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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Tearing the Historic Fabric: The Destruction of Yemen’s Cultural Heritage - Los Angeles Review of Books

Tearing the Historic Fabric: The Destruction of Yemen’s Cultural Heritage - Los Angeles Review of Books | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Frederick Deknatel reports on the disastrous impact of Saudi intervention on Yemen’s cultural heritage.
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Patrimoine : le sauvetage d’Angkor, un modèle à suivre

Patrimoine : le sauvetage d’Angkor, un modèle à suivre | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Depuis 1993, trente pays participent au Cambodge à une restauration exigeante des temples de l’ancien empire khmer.
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'Spiderman' thief gets eight years for $100m Paris art heist

'Spiderman' thief gets eight years for $100m Paris art heist | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A thief nicknamed Spiderman , who snatched five masterpieces from a top Paris museum, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Monday over one of th
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Seis detenidos por falsificar y vender cuadros de pintores modernistas

Seis detenidos por falsificar y vender cuadros de pintores modernistas | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
El caso arranca en 2016 cuando un empresario de Barcelona denunció que había adquirido una obra atribuida a Ramon Casas por 7.200 euros
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Medieval, modern looters destroy most mummies in Russia's Yamal — scientist

Medieval, modern looters destroy most mummies in Russia's Yamal — scientist | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Medieval and modern looters have destroyed most mass burials in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, and finding undamaged remains of mummies is great surprise for researchers, Aexei Zarodov, head of the archaeology and ethnography department of the local museum complex, told TASS on Thursday.
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One of Africa’s largest art collections is under threat

One of Africa’s largest art collections is under threat | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
No one would store a Rodin, Monet, Picasso or Goya under a leaky roof, and yet the Johannesburg Art Gallery's impressive art collection has had to do just that. The landmark museum has fallen victim to neglect and crime, despite the efforts of art lovers to keep the more than a century-old institution relevan
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In the rubble, Aleppo’s citizens work to save battered heritage

In the rubble, Aleppo’s citizens work to save battered heritage | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

"In the rubble-strewn square outside Aleppo’s ancient citadel and under the scorched vaults of its covered souk, workmen are starting to mend the destruction of a war that has shattered the Syrian city’s priceless historical heritage. About 20 volunteers sorted through the debris in Khan Al Gumruk, one of the souk’s great medieval inns, piling up the stones from a fallen archway that can be used in its restoration."

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Stolen Guercino painting found in Casablanca

Stolen Guercino painting found in Casablanca | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A large Guercino painting that was stolen from a church in Modena in August 2014 has been traced by Italy’s Carabinieri art crime squad to Casablanca, Morocco.
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Michigan art dealer gets 3-plus years in prison for forgeries

Michigan art dealer gets 3-plus years in prison for forgeries | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A Michigan art dealer was sentenced on Thursday to more than three years in prison for engaging in what prosecutors said was an extensive scheme to sell fake works by renowned artists, including Pablo Picasso and Willem de Kooning.
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Grand reportage - Les trésors pillés de la Libye

Grand reportage - Les trésors pillés de la Libye | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Le trafic illicite d’objets d’art est devenu le troisième trafic le plus grand au monde, après le trafi
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​KAMPANJ MOT HANDELN MED HOTAT KULTURARV I SYRIEN OCH IRAK.

​KAMPANJ MOT HANDELN MED HOTAT KULTURARV I SYRIEN OCH IRAK. | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Illegala utgrävningar och handel med stulna kulturföremål har ökat kraftigt i Irak och Syrien. Medan väpnade konflikter pågår i regionen kämpar människo
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Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral

Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Artist hits out at Islamophobia after exhibition on various religions sparks death threats and accusations of blasphemy
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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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The Man Restoring Eastern China’s Iconic Circular Homes

The Man Restoring Eastern China’s Iconic Circular Homes | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
In the face of government inaction, one individual is empowering locals to return their ‘tulou’ homes to former glory.
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ARTE+7 | Le trésor de Tombouctou - L’histoire d’un sauvetage

ARTE+7 | Le trésor de Tombouctou - L’histoire d’un sauvetage | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Tombée aux mains des djihadistes en 2012, la ville de Tombouctou a réussi à sauver la plupart de ses manuscrits séculaires, un patrimoine culturel inestimable. Histoire d'un combat.
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Airport to close for expansion near China's Dunhuang caves

Airport to close for expansion near China's Dunhuang caves | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The 1,600-year-old Mogao Caves are home to more than 2,000 colored sculptures and 45,000 square meters of frescoes. They are located in a series of 735 caves carved along a cliff in northwest China's Gansu Province along the ancient Silk Road route. In 1987, the site became China's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Des archéologues irakiens formés à Londres pour sauver le patrimoine de Mossoul

Des archéologues irakiens formés à Londres pour sauver le patrimoine de Mossoul | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

"Le programme de formation du British Museum vise à préparer 50 experts pour le jour où les sites de la deuxième ville du pays seront libérés de l'État islamique. Durée prévue du cursus: cinq ans."

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Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale

Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
For this international event, the Iraq pavilion will this time feature ancient works never shown outside that country.
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Stone sculptures smashed by Isil in ancient city of Palmyra restored to former glory by Italian experts 

Stone sculptures smashed by Isil in ancient city of Palmyra restored to former glory by Italian experts  | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Priceless stone sculptures that were smashed with hammers by Islamic State extremists in the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra have been meticulously restored by Italian experts with the help of laser scans and 3D printers.
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UK museums put on ISIS alert: report

UK museums put on ISIS alert: report | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The National Gallery in central London became the latest cultural venue to upgrade security just over a fortnight ago.
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Mold Creeps into Paris' Picasso Museum | artnet News

Mold Creeps into Paris' Picasso Museum | artnet News | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Mildew and museums don't mix, so why is this not the first time mold has been found at the Picasso Museum in Paris?
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Works Stashed by Nazi-Era Art Dealer to Go on View in Switzerland and Germany

Works Stashed by Nazi-Era Art Dealer to Go on View in Switzerland and Germany | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The collection was hidden until the newsmagazine Focus reported on its discovery in 2013.
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Organizers of Disavowed Anselm Kiefer Show Speak Out 

Organizers of Disavowed Anselm Kiefer Show Speak Out  | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

"The curator and newly appointed president of the German committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), Beate Reifenscheid, who has always defended the project, is claiming that the galleries involved didn’t want the exhibition to go ahead as they wanted control over Kiefer’s work in the Asian market."

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Learn to Spot Unknown Archaeological Sites from Space

Learn to Spot Unknown Archaeological Sites from Space | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
GlobalXplorer relies on crowdsourcing and high-resolution satellite imagery to protect and identify archaeological sites around the world that are currently unknown.
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Tribute to Palmyra Is the Getty's First-Ever Online Exhibition

Tribute to Palmyra Is the Getty's First-Ever Online Exhibition | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Gathering a wealth of historical photographs, prints, and writing, the Getty offers the public a look at the legacy and allure of Palmyra.
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