Category: Struggle against illicit trade in cultural heritage

News » Gaza moves to preserve local antiquities from black market

News » Gaza moves to preserve local antiquities from black market http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/news/archive/2010/04/24/gaza-moves-to-preserve-local-antiquities-from-black-market.aspx A coastal door on the Mediterranean to the ancient world’s great empires, the Gaza Strip is home to both decades-long conflict and an enormous cache of archeological treasures.…

U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now looking into the provenance of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask, a 3,000-year-old Egyptian relic acquired in the late 1990s by the Saint Louis Art Museum.

The Saint Louis Art Museum Ka-Nefer-Nefer Egyptian Mask Saga Continues Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 04:58:43 PM A recent Associated Press article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now looking into the provenance of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask,…