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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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Sijena: un largo expolio y una complicada recuperación de su patrimonio

Sijena: un largo expolio y una complicada recuperación de su patrimonio | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
A raíz de las últimas informaciones sobre subastas de bienes procedentes del Monasterio de Sijena (aquí) quisimos entender y saber cómo habíamos llegado a esta situación. La problemática e historia de Sijena nos parecía tan complicada que hemos recurrido a Marisancho Menjón Ruiz, historiadora especializada en el tema y autora del libro "Salvamento y expolio.…
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Saving Pakistan's lost city of Mohenjo Daro

The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest cities -- a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets a
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Nations must co-ordinate efforts to protect heritage in the Middle East, says expert

Nations must co-ordinate efforts to protect heritage in the Middle East, says expert | 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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Burial Site Found in Egypt, With 17 Mummies ... So Far

Burial Site Found in Egypt, With 17 Mummies ... So Far | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The remains, which are thought to be more than 1,500 years old, were discovered at a funerary site being excavated by students from Cairo University.
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Yemen war threatens millennia old mummies

Yemen war threatens millennia old mummies | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Yemen's war has claimed thousands of lives and pushed millions to the brink of famine. Now the conflict threatens to erase a unique part of the country's ancient history. A collection of millennia-old mummies at Sanaa University Museum in the Yemeni capital could face destruction as a result of the fighting.
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Archéologie : le combat du Yémen pour la préservation de ses célèbres momies

Archéologie : le combat du Yémen pour la préservation de ses célèbres momies | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Victime inattendue de la guerre au Yémen qui a fait des milliers de morts et provoqué des destructions à grande échelle : une rare collection de momies que les archéologues tentent désespérément de préserver.
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Taj Mahal gets a facelift – and slaps on a mudpack

Taj Mahal gets a facelift – and slaps on a mudpack | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

Pollution means India’s most famous monument is in urgent need of a thorough clean, but tour operators fear that the work may put off visitors

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Rhino horn stolen from University of Vermont; reward offered

Rhino horn stolen from University of Vermont; reward offered | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A black rhinoceros horn stolen from a locked room at the University of Vermont is likely destined for the international black market, said a law enforcement
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Israel's ancient port city of Caesarea gets facelift

Israel's ancient port city of Caesarea gets facelift | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Israel have begun work to restore a once-towering ancient-Roman temple in the modern-day Mediterranean city of Caesaria. As part of a $27 million project that aims to triple tourist numbers, scores of workers have erected scaffolding, cleared rubble and begun excavations around the more than 2000-year-old ruins.
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More Than 400 Roman-Era Columns Lie Abandoned on Beirut’s Waterfront

More Than 400 Roman-Era Columns Lie Abandoned on Beirut’s Waterfront | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Lebanon's General Directorate of Antiquities has no inventory of the ancient archaeological fragments and isn't sure what to do with them.
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World Monuments Fund launches Instagram campaign to save Modern buildings

World Monuments Fund launches Instagram campaign to save Modern buildings | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) launched its first Instagram campaign today, 26 April, to draw attention to the plight of the world’s Modern buildings, an increasing number of which are at risk because of the lack of regulations or political will needed to protect them.
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With heritage reconstruction efforts stuttering, locals seize initiative for Kasthamandap rebuild

With heritage reconstruction efforts stuttering, locals seize initiative for Kasthamandap rebuild | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
In light of the government’s lethargic response to the rebuilding of heritage sites destroyed by the 2015 earthquake, locals launched a campaign to rebuild the iconic Kasthamandap through a community initiative that will prioritise the use of local resources and traditional building methods.
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World's largest collection of rock art at risk, Australian senators told

World's largest collection of rock art at risk, Australian senators told | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Irreplaceable Indigenous art in Western Australia has been vandalised and is under threat from emissions from a proposed fertiliser plant, inquiry hears
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Ancient ornamental stud stolen from Pompeii; site closed

Ancient ornamental stud stolen from Pompeii; site closed | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Officials say an ancient ornamental bronze stud has been stolen from an exhibit inside the Pompeii archaeologica
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Pakistan : les archéologues s'inquiètent pour la cité antique de Mohenjo Daro

Pakistan : les archéologues s'inquiètent pour la cité antique de Mohenjo Daro | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Des archéologues se mobilisent pour faire connaître Mohenjo Daro, mystérieuse cité antique parmi les plus anciennes au monde, dotée d'un système sophistiqué de canalisations d'eau, dans l'espoir de mieux protéger ce site exceptionnel situé dans le sud du Pakistan.
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Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum

Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Thieves have stolen a crown studded with 1,791 jewels from a religious art museum in central France. The Museum of Fourvière in the city of Lyon on Saturday confirmed the theft of the Crown of the Virgin, which is estimated to be wort
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Atacadas unas pinturas rupestres en una cueva de Tarifa

Atacadas unas pinturas rupestres en una cueva de Tarifa | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Los trazos paleolíticos y neolíticos han sido marcados con un objeto punzante
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New Yale Partner Faulted for Handling of Tribal Artifacts

New Yale Partner Faulted for Handling of Tribal Artifacts | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Native American tribes are waiting for the return of their sacred items from the collection of a Massachusetts seminary.
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Dos toros alados asirios sobreviven intactos al paso del ISIS por Mosul

Dos toros alados asirios sobreviven intactos al paso del ISIS por Mosul | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
El grupo terrorista halló las estatuas excavando túneles en la zona histórica de la ciudad iraquí
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$1.3M diamond tiara stolen from German museum

$1.3M diamond tiara stolen from German museum | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Ornate tiara was stolen from locked cabinet in museum's throne room
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In Photos: Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

In Photos: Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
On a scaffold several storeys high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.The church, deep within the dusty alleyways of one of the many "informal" neighborhoods that have sprung up to accommodate the capital's surging popul
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Official launch of public database of ‘at risk’ archaeological sites

Official launch of public database of ‘at risk’ archaeological sites | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
It is hoped that the database will drive awareness of the scale of the problem and help governments, NGOs, and other regional stakeholders preserve the heritage of the people of the Middle East and the wider world.
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Iraqi forces seize ancient site of Hatra from IS

Iraqi forces seize ancient site of Hatra from IS | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Iraqi forces seized the UNESCO-listed ancient site of Hatra from the Islamic State group Wednesday, the latest archaeological jewel to be wrested from
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Irak : les forces progouvernementales reprennent le site antique de Hatra

Irak : les forces progouvernementales reprennent le site antique de Hatra | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Des forces progouvernementales irakiennes ont annoncé mercredi avoir repris au groupe Etat islamique (EI) le site antique de Hatra classé au patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco, dernière "libération" en date d'un joyau archéologique des mains des jihadistes.
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Cathedrals in crisis: fears of closure as half face big cash problems

Cathedrals in crisis: fears of closure as half face big cash problems | Heritage in danger (illicit traffic, emergencies, restitutions)-Patrimoine en danger | Scoop.it
Bishop examining finances of England’s Anglican cathedrals to look at possible impact ‘if individual cathedrals fail’
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