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Egypt’s ownership claim of Ka-Nefer-Nefer slammed, or may be not… | Saving Antiquities for Everyone

Egypt’s ownership claim of Ka-Nefer-Nefer slammed, or may be not… Posted on April 7, 2012 by SAFECORNER http://www.savingantiquities.org/tag/st-louis-art-museum/ The St. Louis Museum of Art (SLAM) filed a complaint in federal district court on February 15, 2011 asking for a declaratory judgment to prevent federal authorities from seizing a 19th Dynasty Egyptian mask popularly known as Ka-Nefer-Nefer. The mask, excavated at…

Cultural Heritage in Danger: Research and analysis: there is no substitute

there is no substitute http://safecorner.savingantiquities.org/2012/02/research-and-analysis-there-is-no.html Februray 15, 2012 The announcement of Glasgow University’s new team to study the illegal trade in antiquities is welcome news to those who seek the truth about these issues—fact-based truths. The recent years have seen much discussion of these increasingly popular topics, encouraged by the ease of a few keystrokes on the computer. Opinion—whether based…