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For the St. Louis Art Museum, a Legal Victory Raises Ethical Questions – The Atlantic

For the St. Louis Art Museum, a Legal Victory Raises Ethical Questions theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/05/for-the-st-louis-art-museum-a-legal-victory-raises-ethical-questions/257839/ More Print Should American institutions hold onto dubiously acquired artifacts, even when their countries of origin ask for them back? St. Louis Art Museum In certain respects, the tale of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer follows a familiar script: like many disputed antiquities, the Egyptian…

Ancient Egyptian mask likely to stay at St. Louis Art Museum after feds give up legal fight : News

Ancient Egyptian mask likely to stay at St. Louis Art Museum after feds give up legal fight stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/feds-giving-up-fight-for-st-louis-art-museum-s/article_1cb582f1-dda2-5444-8814-7d7e0ba6511a.html By Robert Patrick rpatrick@post-dispatch.com > 314-621-5154 ST. LOUIS • The Department of Justice is giving up its fight to reclaim for Egypt a 3,200-year-old mummy mask that disappeared from that country decades ago and later found its way…

Search results for mask of ka nefer nefer | The Art Law Report

Search Results for: mask of ka nefer nefer artlawreport.com/ The Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has set oral argument for January 13, 2014 on the appeal from the dismissal of the government’s civil forteiture case against the Mask of Ka Nefer-Nefer in the St. Louis Art Museum. After a report from the United…

Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer settlement talks fail, appeal back on the docket – Lexology

Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer settlement talks fail, appeal back on the docket http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=4fec8f75-6fd2-4911-807f-b115b7013d18 April 29, 2013 Nicholas M. O’Donnell Register Now As you are not an existing subscriber please register for your free daily legal newsfeed service. RegisterIf you have any questions about the service please contact customerservices@lexology.com or call Lexology Customer Services on +44 20 7234 0606. Sullivan…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket

Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2013/04/failed-negotiations-put-ka-nefer-nefer.html April 18, 2013 The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis today told the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that negotiations have failed in the case of United States v. Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer. Federal authorities are attempting to seize and forfeit the mummy mask…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer Settlement Terms to be Discussed

Ka Nefer Nefer Settlement Terms to be Discussed http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2013/02/ka-nefer-nefer-settlement-terms-to-be.html February 13, 2013 View my complete profile The United States Attorney’s Office has informed the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that a settlement may be possible between the federal government, Egypt, and the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM) in the Ka Nefer Nefer forfeiture case.The federal district…

Le masque de Ka Nefer Nefer revient hanter un antiquaire | superlocal.ch

Le masque de Ka Nefer Nefer revient hanter un antiquaire superlocal.ch/blog/le-masque-de-ka-nefer-nefer-revient-hanter-un-antiquaire/ Un musée du Missouri avait acheté un précieux masque funéraire auprès d’une galerie chic de Genève. Les Etats-Unis affirment que l’objet a été volé puis recyclé via les Ports Francs, il y a quinze ans, mais les preuves manquent Ce matin du 31 mai…

Illicit Cultural Property: Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback?

Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback? http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.nl/2012/06/will-us-attorneys-appeal-after-latest.html June 5, 2012 A judge has dismissed the federal government’s request to reconsider an earlier ruling dismissing the government’s forfeiture request for the Ka Nefer Nefer mask currently on display at the St. Louis Art Museum. Rick St. Hilaire notes the U.S. Attorney must now…

Brent Benjamin is a fence (let him prove this statement is inadequate)… Weird legal system: proof of ownership is not enough; victims need to prove their property was stolen. Judge Henry Edward Autrey gone crazy – from now on thieves and fences can say: give proof this was stolen. Provenance information about the Ka Nefer Nefer mask was manufactured by the infamous Aboutaam brothers

Brent Benjamin is a fence (let him proof this statement is inadequate)… Weird legal system: proof of ownership is not enough; victims need to prove their property was stolen. Judge Henry Edward Autrey gone crazy – from now on thieves and fences can say: give proof this was stolen. Provenance information about the Ka Nefer…

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: St Louis Art Museum

St Louis Art Museum “Looking After” Ka Nefer Nefer? http://paul-barford.blogspot.com/2012/04/st-louis-art-museum-looking-after-ka.html April 8, 2012 . Just how well-looked after is the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask in St Louis Art Museum? I was struck by an old photo of the object, which gave the face a very apprehensive look. I then tried to find out where it…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: United States Files Motion in SLAM Mummy Mask Case

United States Files Motion in SLAM Mummy Mask Case http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2012/04/united-states-files-motion-in-slam.html April 7, 2012 The U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis filed a motion today in response to a federal district court’s ruling earlier this week dismissing the government’s forfeiture complaint against the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask located at the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM).  The…

Looting Matters: Operation Phoenix: Ali Aboutaam "urges" others to repatriate antiquities

Ali Aboutaam “urges” others to repatriate antiquities http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2009/06/operation-phoenix-ali-aboutaam-urges.html April 6, 2012 On May 19 it was reported that an unnamed Geneva dealer had returned 251 antiquities worth some €2 million (see earlier comments). My press release, “Looting Matters: Why Is Switzerland Featured so Frequently in the Return of Antiquities?“, PR Newswire May 29, 2009 Friday…

Looting Matters: Operation Phoenix: Ali Aboutaam "urges" others to repatriate antiquities

Ali Aboutaam “urges” others to repatriate antiquities http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2009/06/operation-phoenix-ali-aboutaam-urges.html April 6, 2012 On May 19 it was reported that an unnamed Geneva dealer had returned 251 antiquities worth some €2 million (see earlier comments). My press release, “Looting Matters: Why Is Switzerland Featured so Frequently in the Return of Antiquities?“, PR Newswire May 29, 2009 Friday…

Out of Egypt – Ka Nefer Nefer and Saint Louis Art Museum

Out of Egypt http://www.riverfronttimes.com/2006-02-15/news/out-of-egypt/ April 7, 2012 It was near the end of September 1951 when a young archaeologist named Mohammed Zakaria Goneim noticed a small outcropping of masonry along a terrace at Saqqara, the sprawling necropolis twenty miles south of Cairo, Egypt. PILAR BUSTAMENTE/NOTIMEX When M. Zakaria Goneim discovered the 19th Dynasty mask atop a…