Tag: Robin Symes

Christie’s urged to pull sale of Roman statue ‘linked to illicit dealers’

theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/nov/24/christies-urged-to-pull-sale-of-roman-statue-linked-to-illicit-dealers Dalya AlbergeNovember 24, 2019 A leading archaeologist is calling for Christie’s to cancel the auction of a first-century Roman statue because of its alleged links to “notorious dealers connected with numerous cases of illicit antiquities”. Prof Christos Tsirogiannis’ claims…