Category: recovery

India – Your Majesty: Thou shalt not steal

medium.com/@Anuraag_Saxena/your-majesty-thou-shalt-not-steal-fec406ef847e April 21, 2018 I wonder if the Archbishop has had the “Thou shall not steal” conversation with Her Majesty. In fact, I wonder if his predecessors had one with those that adorned the throne before her. I’m guessing, at…

Rawene, NZ: Cursed' stolen artifact returned to Rawene

Cursed’ stolen artifact returned to Rawene http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/national-news/4184290/Cursed-stolen-artifact-returned-to-Rawene NZPA Last updated 15:40 30/09/2010 A valuable whalebone artefact stolen from an historic Northland house earlier this month has been returned undamaged to the Historic Places Trust. The whalebone whip handle was stolen…

Fars, Iran: Artifact stolen from Vakil Mosque found

Artifact stolen from Vakil Mosque found http://www.presstv.ir/detail/140029.html Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:22AM Police have recovered the inscription stolen from Vakil Mosque. Iranian police have recovered an ancient inscription that was stolen from a historic mosque in southern province of Fars…

Cairo, Egypt: Egyptian police recover stolen Van Gogh painting

Egyptian police recover stolen Van Gogh painting http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100821/ap_on_en_ot/ml_egypt_stolen_van_gogh AFP/File – Two Italians were arrested at Cairo airport trying to smuggle out a Van Gogh painting stolen from a museum … By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, Associated Press Writer Hadeel Al-shalchi, Associated Press…

Derbyshire, UK: Updated 4pm: Bronze plaques found under bush

Updated 4pm: Bronze plaques found under bush http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/news/Despicable-thieves-steal-memorial-war-dead/article-2493605-detail/article.html Dennis Monk BRONZE plaques stolen from a First World War memorial have been found hidden in a bush. It was feared the items, inscribed with hundreds of names of railway workers who…

The friar and the Caravaggio thieves

The friar and the Caravaggio thieves http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/features/2010/07/29/the-friar-and-the-caravaggio-thieves/ Meet the Maltese priest at the heart a sting operation which saved a precious painting of St Jerome By Anna Arco on Thursday, 29 July 2010 Fr Marius Zerafa, the priest who masterminded…

300 Looted Antiquities Displayed in the Colosseum

300 Looted Antiquities Displayed in the Colosseum http://heritage-key.com/blogs/bija/300-looted-antiquities-displayed-colosseum Submitted by bija on Fri, 07/16/2010 – 13:43 337 archaeological objects, some of them from the eighth century BC, were displayed during a press conference in Rome. Photo by B Knowles. More…

Hamas Foils Antiques Smuggling In Gaza

July 12, 2010 20:13 PM Hamas Foils Antiques Smuggling In Gaza http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsworld.php?id=512948 GAZA, July 12 (Bernama) — Hamas authorities on Monday said they have foiled an attempt to smuggle ancient antiques from the Gaza Strip to Israel. The police arrested…

Undercover avenger

Undercover avenger http://www.jpost.com/Features/MagazineFeatures/Article.aspx?id=180818 By NOAH LEDERMAN 07/09/2010 16:58 Restoring the Holocaust’s stolen art. Talkbacks (2) On the West Side of Manhattan, in a gray-walled waiting room of the Department of Homeland Security, a photograph reminds visitors of the calamity, now…

Museum helps save Iraqi treasures

Museum helps save Iraqi treasures http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-ae-walters-iraq-20100703,0,3581670,full.story Walters’ conservator Terry Drayman-Weisser helped train Iraqi museum employees to repair their damaged treasures Terry Drayman-Weisser, the Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director of Conservation and Technical Research at the Walters Art Museum, discusses her work…

Bather found in bushes on Furby Street

Bather found in bushes on Furby Street http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/bather-found-in-bushes-on-furby-street-97651089.html Leo Mol sculpture stolen days earlier from garden By: Sandy Klowak 2/07/2010 1:00 AM The sculpture stolen from the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden in Assiniboine Park earlier this week was recovered by…

Odessa “Caravaggio” Recovered

The Telegraph reports “Stolen ‘$100 million’ Caravaggio recovered by police.” The painting was stolen from an Odessa, Ukraine museum in July 2008. According to the article, “Some experts cited have said the painting could fetch up to $100 million (£66…

Stolen Caravaggio work recovered in Germany

Stolen Caravaggio work recovered in Germany http://www.cbc.ca/arts/artdesign/story/2010/06/28/caravaggio-recovered-theft.html Last Updated: Monday, June 28, 2010 | 10:31 AM ET Comments0Recommend1 CBC News A valuable Caravaggio painting stolen two years ago in Ukraine has been recovered in a joint effort by German and…

Stolen clock recovered after owners saw it for sale on eBay

Stolen clock recovered after owners saw it for sale on eBay http://www.wiltsglosstandard.co.uk/news/8240112.Stolen_clock_recovered_after_owners_saw_it_for_sale_on_eBay/ 3:17pm Friday 25th June 2010 By Andy Woolfoot » A RARE antique clock stolen from a home in Cirencester was recovered after its owners spotted it for sale…

2 'Blue Dog' paintings recovered; police search for art thief

2 ‘Blue Dog’ paintings recovered; police search for art thief http://www.wwltv.com/news/crime/2-Blue-Dog-paintings-recovered-police-search-for-art-thief-96940719.html by WWLTV.com Posted on June 22, 2010 at 8:20 PM Updated yesterday at 10:34 PM NEW ORLEANS – Police have recovered two Blue Dog paintings and are now looking…

Italian police recover stolen art

Italian police recover stolen art http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=24&art_id=nw20100619115143479C667796 June 19 2010 at 11:58AM Rome – Italian police recovered 14 paintings and sculptures, including works by De Chirico and Kandinsky, worth an estimated 30 million euros (37 million dollars), and arrested two people…

Tang Dynasty sarcophagus brought back home

Tang Dynasty sarcophagus brought back home http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2010-06/18/content_20286016.htm China Daily, June 18, 2010 The return of a smuggled Tang Dynasty (AD 618 – 907) sarcophagus from the United States to China may serve as a good example for international collaboration to…

Missing statue reunited with owner

Missing statue reunited with owner http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_e2f17… By Bennett Hall, Gazette-Times reporter | Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 6:22 pm | 1 Comment ‘Exaltation’ has been recovered and returned to its owner. (Contributed photo) A valuable statue stolen by burglars last…

Authorities recover stolen Hindu statue

Authorities recover stolen Hindu statue http://www.wrcbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=12648333 Associated Press – June 14, 2010 6:54 PM ET CAPSHAW, Ala. (AP) – Limestone County investigators have recovered 1 of 2 giant statues of winged demigods stolen from the entrance to a Hindu Temple…

Confiscated relics submitted to ICHTO

Confiscated relics submitted to ICHTO http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=130151&sectionid=351020105 Sat, 12 Jun 2010 18:06:39 GMT Font size : Over 6 tons of relics were confiscated from Argentine diplomat Sebastian Zavala. The Persian relics confiscated from an Argentinean diplomat last year have been submitted…

'I posed as an agent for a wheeler-dealer'

‘I posed as an agent for a wheeler-dealer’ http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/interview_i-posed-as-an-agent-for-a-wheeler-dealer_1395617 Sunday, June 13, 2010 0:54 IST What has been your most exciting experience as an art detective? On September 1, 1993, I was acting as an undercover cop portraying myself as…

Austria Urges Return of Altar Panels to Jewish Heir (Update1)

Austria Urges Return of Altar Panels to Jewish Heir (Update1) http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-10/austria-urges-return-of-altar-panels-to-jewish-heir-update1-.html June 10, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT More From Businessweek By Catherine Hickley June 10 (Bloomberg) — An Austrian government council recommended that two 16th-century Dutch altar panels, two paintings…

UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues

Press release: Wednesday 9 June 2010 UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues Foreign Secretary William Hague has appointed Sir Andrew Burns as the United Kingdom’s first Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. Sir Andrew, a former UK Ambassador to Israel, will be…

Descartes letter returned to French library

Descartes letter returned to French library http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g5SktlpbtRb96K1jjLQrBrFxZopgD9G78LKG1 (AP) – 16 hours ago PARIS — A letter by 17th century French philosopher Rene Descartes that languished unnoticed in a U.S. college library for more than a century has been restored to…

Six selling 16th-century idol walk into cop trap

Six selling 16th-century idol walk into cop trap http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Six-selling-16th-century-idol-walk-into-cop-trap/articleshow/5989922.cms Vineet Gill, TNN, May 30, 2010, 04.04am IST NEW DELHI: The special staff of central district police on Friday arrested six people who were allegedly trying to sell a 16-century idol.…

'Of all that we are fighting to preserve'

‘Of all that we are fighting to preserve’ http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=283507 BY BRUCE KAUFFMANN FOR THE TH Advertisement Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during the Second World War, was not your typical soldier, as evidenced by the…

Stolen gold Buddha statue recovered

Stolen gold Buddha statue recovered http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/05/10/sec04.asp Edward Weerasinghe – Kelaniya group correspondent Kiribathgoda police has arrested three suspects wanted in connection with stealing a Gold Buddha statue worth over Rs. 250 lakhs. Western Province North DIG H. S. Dayananda, SSP…

Reassembled 15th-century altarpiece to go home

Reassembled 15th-century altarpiece to go home http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Reassembled-15th-century-altarpiece-to-go-home/20696 St Korbinian panels by Friedrich Pacher will return to the Austrian pilgrimage church By Martin Bailey | From issue 213, May 2010 Published online 6 May 10 (Conservation) St Korbinian altarpiece london. A…

‘Monuments Men' recovered art stolen by the Nazis

‘Monuments Men’ recovered art stolen by the Nazis http://telegram.com/article/20100426/NEWS/4260395/1101 Author describes WWII heroics; 3 men had ties to Worcester Art Museum Robert Edsel talks about soldiers who located and saved thousands of works of art stolen from European museums by…

Gold stolen from Hillsboro museum recovered

Gold stolen from Hillsboro museum recovered Associated Press – April 22, 2010 10:25 AM ET http://www.ktvz.com/Global/story.asp?S=12355890 HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – The Washington County sheriff’s office says detectives have recovered nearly all the gold that was stolen from the Rice Northwest…

Stolen art found

Stolen art found http://www2.canada.com/burnabynow/news/story.html?id=abbe7321-a604-465a-be99-221e6bd4d91e Burnaby artist’s work is part of Haiti fundraiser on May 1 Janaya Fuller-Evans, Burnaby Now Published: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Bob Garlick was relieved to find his art piece The Telephone Buddha leaning against a fence…