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Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met | CHASING APHRODITE

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/12/24/latchfords-footprints-suspect-khmer-art-at-the-kimbell-and-the-met/ December 25, 2012 We’re continuing to trace suspect Cambodian antiquities linked to Douglas Latchford, the man at the center of the on-going federal looting probe that we’ve detailed in previous posts here. Last week we wrote about suspect Khmer antiquities at the Denver Art Museum. Here are our…

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met | CHASING APHRODITE

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/12/24/latchfords-footprints-suspect-khmer-art-at-the-kimbell-and-the-met/ December 25, 2012 We’re continuing to trace suspect Cambodian antiquities linked to Douglas Latchford, the man at the center of the on-going federal looting probe that we’ve detailed in previous posts here. Last week we wrote about suspect Khmer antiquities at the Denver Art Museum. Here are our…

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art | CHASING APHRODITE

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art June 5, 2012 An exciting new research effort has been launched by some of the most prominent researchers of the illicit antiquities trade. Simon Mackenzie, Neil…

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art | CHASING APHRODITE

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art June 5, 2012 An exciting new research effort has been launched by some of the most prominent researchers of the illicit antiquities trade. Simon Mackenzie, Neil…

A Blast from the Past: “Norton Simon Bought Smuggled Idol” CHASING APHRODITE

“Norton Simon Bought Smuggled Idol” http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/04/10/a-blast-from-the-past-norton-simon-bought-smuggled-idol/ April 11, 2012  Imagine you’re a thief about to pull a heist at the local temple. You can’t wait to get your hands on all those statues, altarpieces, gold. In the middle of the night, you sneak up to the entrance and… (in a different voice, the Temple Guardian speaks.)…

Introducing WikiLoot: Your Chance to Fight the Illicit Antiquities Trade CHASING APHRODITE

Your Chance to Fight the Illicit Antiquities Trade http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/03/12/introducing-wikiloot-your-chance-to-fight-the-illicit-antiquities-trade/ March 14, 2012 Today we’re pleased to announce — and to seek your help with — an exciting new project we’ve been tinkering with in private for some time. We’re calling it WikiLoot. The idea behind WikiLoot is simple: 1. Create an open source web platform, or…