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Looted Antiquities

Stolen King Tut Artifacts Found

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

At a press conference on Tuesday, recently re-appointed Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass showed looted artifacts which had been recovered. Th...

Zahi Hawass Officially Reappointed As Egypt's Antiquities Chief

Ahram Online | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts

Five days after his meeting with Egypt Prime Minister Essam Sharaf renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has been officially reappointed to the post of Eg...

Getty Museum's Aphrodite Returned To Italy

latimes.com | Jason Felch, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The J. Paul Getty Museum's iconic statue of Aphrodite was quietly escorted back to Sicily by Italian police last week, ending a decades-long dispute o...

Egyptian Museum Missing 18 Items After Unrest

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A full inventory of the Egyptian Museum has found that looters escaped with 18 items during the anti-government unrest, including two gi...

Egyptian Museum's Zahi Hawass On The Antiquities Looting Crisis

Zahi Hawass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

On Friday, January 28, 2011, when the protest marches began in Cairo, I heard that a curfew had been issued that started at 6.00pm on Friday evening u...

Give Back the Elgin Marbles and the Rest of the Loot

Khanh Ho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Khanh Ho

Critics of repatriation take great stock in the fact that the plundered treasures in the museums of the world now truly belong to all mankind; the argument goes that they reveal our common humanity.

Baghdad museum receives artifacts stolen from Iraq

AP | BUSHRA JUHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iraq's National Museum on Sunday welcomed the return of more than 700 antiquities stolen during the chaos that followed the U.S.-led i...