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BRUSSELS, Belgium – Art Recovery International has announced the recovery of a part of India’s cultural heritage dating from the second half of the 3rd century. This is the third such repatriation of stolen and looted Indian art in the last three months for Art Recovery International (ARI) working in partnership with The India Pride Project […]
MONTROSE, Calif. – An outstanding Egyptian limestone relief dating to the Old Kingdom (circa 2200 B.C.), a fantastic life-size Roman marble head of an athletic victor (second-third century A.D.), and a set of four large Egyptian alabaster canopic jars (Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.) are just a few of the offerings in Ancient Resource Auctions’ […]
CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s embassy in London received a limestone relief that had been stolen from Queen Hatshepsut’s temple in Luxor, the Ministry of Antiquities said.
AMIENS, France, (AFP) – A limestone statuette of a shapely woman some 23,000 years old has been discovered in northern France in what archaeologists Thursday described as an “exceptional” find. Archaeologists stumbled on the Paleolithic-era sculpture during a dig in the summer in Amiens, the first such find in half a century. “The discovery of […]