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Articles for June 2015
187 articles found.
Associated Press (2015). Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts. Yahoo News. 1 June.
Kang Mi Jin (2015). Hunt on for missing national treasure. Daily NK. 1 June.
Sandhya Nair (2015). Idol thieves held from Varanasi. The Times of India. 1 June.
Steephan Kayyar (2015). Kasargod: Police arrest two persons for precious idol theft. Daijiworld. 1 June.
Jamey Keaten (2015). Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest. ABC United States. 1 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland. Ahram Online. 1 June.
BBC News (2015). Swepstone church roof stripped of £50k of lead. BBC News. 1 June.
Katie Zavadski (2015). Someone's Stealing Stained Glass Out of Ohio Churches. The Daily Beast. 1 June.
Isabelle Eichenberger (2015). Art: the new frontier in the fight against money laundering. Swiss Info. 1 June.
Prensa Latina (2015). Theft of Bolivar Oil Painting: A New Attack on Colombian Heritage. Prensa Latina. 1 June.
Charlotte Burns (2015). Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Charis Chang (2015). The secret way Islamic State makes its money. news.com.au. 2 June.
Jason Felch (2015). Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Shafaq Hasan (2015). Boston's Mayor Walsh Fears Other Valuables Also Missing from BPL. Nonprofit Quarterly. 2 June.
Elizabeth Wiley (2015). Ex-Chihuly employee charged with stealing $3 million in art. King5. 2 June.
Donna Yates (2015). Archaeologists and criminologists are looking at ways to combat the illicit trade in antiquities. History Today. 2 June.
Martin Bailey (2015). Museum officials on hunt for lost Cranach. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Melanie Gerlis (2015). Calls to open looted-art archives grow louder. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Asbarez (2015). Sotheby's Cancels Auction of Stolen Aivazovsky Painting. Asbarez. 2 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Two curators arrested in Egypt for forging antiquities. Ahram Online. 2 June.
Muhammad Sadaqat (2015). Indo-Scythian era: Silver rush eats away at 2,000-year-old city. The Express Tribune. 2 June.
Ted Czech (2015). York woman steals National Geographic "Afghan Girl" print from photographer, DA says. York Daily Record. 2 June.
Dan Mdluli (2015). Cross and artefacts stolen from Limpopo church. The Citizen. 3 June.
Ahram Online (2015). Gunmen kill two tourism police near Giza pyramids. Ahram Online. 3 June.
Cheryl Eddy (2015). Shoddy Inventory System Enables Theft Of $3 Million Worth Of Chihuly Art. io9. 4 June.
Dipender Manta (2015). Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts. Hindustan Times. 4 June.
James Reinl (2015). UN unable to stop IS relic-smuggling from Iraq and Syria. Middle East Eye. 4 June.
Simon (2015). For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha. EDers. 4 June.
Shelley Murphy (2015). Two missing artworks found at Boston Public Library. The Boston Globe. 4 June.
The Algemeiner (2015). Jewish Heritage Group to Publish Photos of Nazi-Plundered Hungarian Torahs Stashed in Russia. The Algemeiner. 4 June.
Ecuador analiza convenio de cooperación con Reino de Camboya para protección de patrimonio cultural y natural( )
Ecuador considers a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kingdom of Cambodia for the protection of cultural and national heritage
Ecuador Inmediato (2015). Ecuador analiza convenio de cooperación con Reino de Camboya para protección de patrimonio cultural y natural. Ecuador Inmediato. 4 June.
Chinchester Observer (2015). Chichester artist's stolen painting is found in Italy. Chinchester Observer. 4 June.
YLE (2015). Isis-looted treasures seized en route to Russia. YLE. 5 June.
Ivan Dikov (2015). Treasure Hunters Raid Soon-to-Be-Excavated Ancient Thracian Tumuli in Bulgaria's Tatarevo. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 5 June.
KEPRTV (2015). Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts. KEPRTV. 5 June.
Adam Taylor (2015). The world may be ignoring the destruction of cultural treasures in Yemen. The Washington Post. 5 June.
Diek Lotriet (2015). Trio held for gun stolen from police museum. News24. 5 June.
BBC News (2015). British Museum 'guarding' object looted from Syria. BBC News. 5 June.
The Telegraph (2015). Duke rejects £4.25 million claim over return of stolen da Vinci. The Telegraph. 5 June.
YLE (2015). Divers acquitted of stealing from shipwreck. YLE. 6 June.
Ben Farmer (2015). Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting. The Telegraph. 6 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Late period bronze artefacts are in GEM storage, not missing: Ministry. Ahram Online. 6 June.
Yvonne Abraham (2015). A rush to judge at the Boston Public Library. The Boston Globe. 6 June.
John Carlisle (2015). A grave injustice: Saginaw Chippewas reclaim their dead. Detroit Free Press. 6 June.
Hrag Vartanian (2015). Painting Stolen from Bushwick Gallery Turns Up on Roosevelt Island. Hyperallergic. 6 June.
ABC Australia (2015). Meteorite worth more than $16,000 stolen from Queensland museum. ABC Australia. 8 June.
Fusagasugá concert ends in fights and the robbery of the local church
LA FM (2015). Concierto en Fusagasugá terminó en riñas y robo a la iglesia del municipio. LA FM. 8 June.
Blake Gopnik (2015). Giordano's Dürer Forgery—Too Late to Prosecute?. ArtNet News. 8 June.
Dan J. Martin (2015). German Expressionist Kollwitz print stolen from Leicester's New Walk Museum. Leicester Mercury. 8 June.
Express News Service (2015). Vijayawada Police Nab Notorious Temple Burglar. The Indian Express. 8 June.
YLE (2015). Intercepted ceramic artefact not from Syria. YLE. 9 June.
Tia Ghose (2015). 'Cave of the Skulls' Robbers Get Prison Term in Israel. Live Science. 9 June.
Umberto Bacchi (2015). Russia-bound 'looted ceramic' was not pillaged from Syrian museum, says antiquities chief. International Business Times. 9 June.
A. Makris (2015). Bonhams Returns Ancient Hermes Head Illegally Smuggled Out of Greece. Greek Reporter. 9 June.
Looking for the thieves targeting capitals from the Romanesque churches of Soria
20 Minutos (2015). Buscan a unos ladrones dedicados al robo de capiteles en iglesias románicas de Soria. 20 Minutos. 9 June.
Aaron Granillo (2015). Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction. KNAU. 9 June.
Church in Maripí, Boyacá robbed.
El Espectador (2015). Roban iglesia en Maripí, Boyacá. El Espectador. 9 June.
Perpetrator of a robbery of silver object from a parsonage in La Ribera arrested
Burgos Conecta (2015). Detenido el autor de un robo de piezas de plata en una parroquia de La Ribera. Burgos Conecta. 9 June.
The Northland Age (2015). Kauri gum theft 'devastating'. The Northland Age. 9 June.
Gloucester Citizen (2015). Church's stolen statue head found on ebay after two years and returned to Forest of Dean. Gloucester Citizen. 9 June.
Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.
Mike Kelly (2015). Vindolanda thieves steal face from 2,000 year-old Roman statue. Chronicle. 10 June.
Raphael Minder (2015). Judge Rejects Claim for a Pissarro by Heirs in Nazi Art Case. The New York Times. 10 June.
Ejinsight (2015). Conmen scam HK art collector out of 1 mil euros. Ejinsight. 10 June.
Tres detenidos por el robo de una campana de la iglesia de Santiago donada días antes por un feligrés( )
Three arrested for stealing a bell from the church of Santiago that had been donated by a parishioner only days before
Diario Sur (2015). Tres detenidos por el robo de una campana de la iglesia de Santiago donada días antes por un feligrés. Diario Sur. 10 June.
David D. Kirkpatrick (2015). Militants Hit Karnak Temple, in 2nd Recent Attack on Egyptian Tourist Sites. The New York Times. 10 June.
East Anglian Daily Times (2015). Heritage Watch scheme launched at Hedingham Castle. East Anglian Daily Times. 10 June.
Stolen Kanak art objects offered at a large auction in Switzerland?
Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes (2015). Des objets d'art kanak « volés » présentés lors d'une grande vente aux enchères en Suisse ?. Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes. 10 June.
S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Antiquities: An Open Market Won't Stop Smuggling. Swarajya. 11 June.
Sarah Laskow (2015). Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art. Atlas Obscura. 11 June.
Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?( )
Nick Romeo (2015). Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?. Slate. 12 June.
Anne Rubin (2015). Human skeletons missing from museum discovered in Atherton backyard. KTVU. 12 June.
Gina Fairley (2015). How provenance became sexy. Visual Arts Hub. 12 June.
Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.
News 13 (2015). Divers search lake for stolen 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers. News 13. 12 June.
Replica of the curve sword of San Martín stolen, Interpol looking for it
Roxana Badaloni (2015). Robaron una réplica del sable corvo de San Martín y lo busca Interpol. Clarín. 12 June.
Laura C. Mallonee (2015). US House of Representatives Passes Controversial Art Protection Bill. Hyperallergic. 12 June.
Rick Gladstone (2015). Explosion Destroys Ancient Cultural Heritage Site in Yemen Capital. The New York Times. 12 June.
Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world. India Today. 12 June.
Thirteen pieces auctioned in the U.S. left Peru illegally
El Comercio (2015). Trece piezas subastadas en EE.UU. salieron del Perú ilegalmente. El Comercio. 12 June.
The Advertiser (2015). SA Police search for Boer War artefacts, papers stolen from State Library. Perth Now. 12 June.
The Sofia Globe (2015). Sofia Airport customs officers foil attempt to smuggle out ancient coins in routers. The Sofia Globe. 12 June.
Famagusta Gazette (2015). Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation. Famagusta Gazette. 12 June.
Michaela Boland (2015). Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display. The Australian. 13 June.
Defining factors that have an effect on archaeological sites in Escuinapa.
Sugey Estrada (2015). Definen factores que afectan a zona arqueológica. Noreste.com. 13 June.
The Hindu (2015). Cops crack sensational temple idol theft case. The Hindu. 13 June.
Sale of Kanak Art Suspended
Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes (2015). La vente d'art kanak suspendue. Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes. 13 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Unique stolen ancient Egyptian statue to return from Germany soon. Ahram Online. 14 June.
B. N. Goswamy (2015). The stench of scandal. The Tribune. 14 June.
Hiru News (2015). A trident and gold stolen from 5 devalaya's in a temple in Dehiwala. Hiru News. 14 June.
Almanar News (2015). Statue of Virgin Mary Restored to Syria's Maaloula. Almanar News. 14 June.
Press Trust of India (2015). Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum. The Indian Express. 14 June.
Eric Haun (2015). Diver Pleads Guilty to Fraud Involving Historic Cannons. Marine Link. 15 June.
James Tarmy (2015). What Happens to Stolen Art After a Heist?. Bloomberg. 15 June.
Armando Castillo (2015). Sufre Tamaulipas saqueo arqueológico. La Verdad de Tamaulipas. 15 June.
Anadolu Agency (2015). Historical carpet lost at museum. Hurriyet Daily News. 15 June.
Malcolm Gay (2015). Heist or art? Ex-MIT lecturer pleads guilty to bank robbery. The Boston Globe. 16 June.
Ilan Ben Zion (2015). Arsonists torch storerooms with 4,000-year-old artifacts. The Times of Israel. 16 June.
Lizzie Porter (2015). Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed. The Telegraph. 16 June.
Jamie Schram (2015). 'Opportunist' posed as apartment employee to steal $40K painting. New York Post. 16 June.
Sonya Bateson (2015). Rannali 'stoked' painting found 12 years later. Bay of Plenty Times. 16 June.
Michael Parsons (2015). Questions over authenticity of Russborough painting. The Irish Times. 16 June.
Laura C. Mallonee (2015). NY State Senate Passes Bill Protecting Art Authenticators from Bogus Lawsuits. Hyperallergic. 16 June.
Belfast Telegraph (2015). U-boat propeller returned to Germany. Belfast Telegraph. 16 June.
Attempt to sell 187 archaeological objects on the internet
La Opinión de Murcia (2015). Pretendía vender por Internet 187 piezas arqueológicas. La Opinión de Murcia. 17 June.
Press Trust of India (2015). Stolen 'ashtadhatu' idols of Mahavira recovered in Bihar. Z News. 17 June.
U.S. Attorney's Office (2015). United States Returns Stolen Antique Books to the National Library of Sweden. FBI. 17 June.
Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Silver valuables stolen from Uppinangady temple found beneath channel. Daijiworld. 17 June.
Art belonging to ex owner of Banco Santos returned to Brazil
Globo (2015). Obras de arte de ex-dono do Banco Santos são trazidas de volta ao Brasil. Globo. 18 June.
Artlyst (2015). New Documentary Hopes To Shed Light On Banksy Artwork Heist. Artlyst. 18 June.
Bathsheva Sobelman (2015). Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected. Los Angeles Times. 18 June.
Iraq recovers 663 artefacts smuggled to three countries
Face Iraq (2015). العراق يسترد 663 قطعة أثرية مهربة لثلاث دول. Face Iraq. 18 June.
Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip. India Today. 18 June.
Associated Press (2015). Greek former archaeologist held for allegedly pilfering digs. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 18 June.
Peru: Squatters continue to occupy archaeological site in Trujillo
Entorno Inteligente (2015). PERÚ: Invasores persisten en ocupar sitio arqueológico ubicado en Trujillo. Entorno Inteligente. 18 June.
ANSA (2015). Police recover painting looted by Nazis. ANSA. 19 June.
Cait Munro (2015). Maintenance Worker Accidentally Trashes Sculpture at Outdoor Art Show. ArtNet News. 19 June.
Michaela Boland (2015). Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities. The Australian. 19 June.
Frank Viviano (2015). Italy's Artifacts Police Wage Global War, Recover 137,000 Objects. National Geographic. 19 June.
Kalymnos "Museum" hid 65 looted antiquities
In.gr (2015). «Μουσείο» έκρυβε 65χρονη στην Κάλυμνο. In.gr. 20 June.
Karl E. Meyer (2015). The Chinese Want Their Art Back. The New York Times. 20 June.
Ma'arra Mosaic Museum suffers massive destruction in barrel bomb attack by 'Syrian army helicopters'( )
Fiona Keating (2015). Ma'arra Mosaic Museum suffers massive destruction in barrel bomb attack by 'Syrian army helicopters'. International Business Times. 20 June.
Reading Public Museum (2015). 'Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World' at Reading museum. The Mercury. 20 June.
Judith Blodun (2015). University Of Ibadan Raided By Robbers. Naij. 21 June.
Rishan Hannan (2015). Committee to dig into allegations of fraud at Archaeology Dept. News First. 21 June.
Rany Mostafa (2015). Antique coins smuggling attempt foiled by Cairo airport authorities. The Cairo Post. 21 June.
BBC News (2015). UK to adopt Hague Convention to protect artefacts in war zones. BBC News. 21 June.
Theft of heritage in Spain: Who is behind this? How does the black market function?
Rodrigo Carretero (2015). Robos de patrimonio en España: ¿Quién está detrás de ellos? ¿Cómo funciona el mercado negro?. Huffington Post. 21 June.
AFP (2015). Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches. Yahoo News. 22 June.
KUNA (2015). Iran, Syria sign security cooperation MoU. Kuwait News Agency. 22 June.
Sarah Moore (2015). Ukraine community seeks return of cultural artifact. Timmins Press. 22 June.
Zelda Venter (2015). Owner wins his paintings back. IOL. 22 June.
Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi (2015). Victimized by Vandals. Cold Lake Sun. 22 June.
Odisha Sun Times (2015). Chhatisa Nijog alleges theft of daru pieces; demands action on Daitas. Odisha Sun Times. 22 June.
Matthew Day (2015). Two British public schoolboys freed after arrest on suspicion of stealing items at Auschwitz. The Telegraph. 23 June.
Christopher Jones (2015). Another Treasure Lost in Iraq: The Story of Mar Behnam Monastery. Hyperallergic. 23 June.
Looters hit areas of historical significance in Zapotitlán
Elizabeth Rodríguez Lezama (2015). Saqueadores afectan zonas de importancia histórica en Zapotitlán. La Journada de Oriente. 23 June.
Faiz Rahman Siddiqui (2015). Three 'astdhatu' idols stolen from the 1,200-year-old temple in Kanpur's Mahoba. The Times of India. 23 June.
Todd Ruiz (2015). 'Bumfights' fugitive wanted for baby body parts theft resurfaces in US. CocoBKK. 24 June.
Church thief arrested in the city of Durango
UnoTV (2015). Capturan a ladrón de iglesias en la ciudad de Durango. UnoTV. 24 June.
Vimal Bhatia (2015). 117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found. The Times of India. 24 June.
Ruth Holmes (2015). Nazi-looted painting from Munich fetches close to $3m. The Times of Israel. 24 June.
Niranjan Kaggere (2015). Gods safe as govt ups security at temples. Bangalore Mirror. 24 June.
Arabelle Sicardi (2015). Here's What Happens When Some Yale Bro Steals Your Art. The Muse. 24 June.
Items stolen from temple recovered after 50 days. People were left shocked.
ETV Rajasthan (2015). मंदिर में चोरी के 50 दिन बाद चोरों को हुआ पश्चाताप! लोग रह गए हैरान. News 18. 24 June.
Hasan Ay (2015). Stolen manuscripts returned to Turkey. Daily Sabah. 25 June.
Rhodi Lee (2015). Washington Governor Inslee Says Corps Should Give Kennewick Man To Northwest Tribes. Tech Times. 25 June.
Susanne Craig (2015). New York Prison Escapee Traded Art for Favors From a Guard. The New York Times. 25 June.
Alison Smale (2015). Sleuth Work Leads to Discovery of Art Beloved by Hitler. The New York Times. 25 June.
Martin Bailey (2015). Christie's sale of Russborough paintings postponed. The Art Newspaper. 25 June.
Steven Morris (2015). Art dealer admits selling fake paintings. The Guardian. 25 June.
Richard Suchet (2015). Tome Raiders: Rare Items Stolen From Libraries. Sky News. 25 June.
Benjamin Sutton (2015). Artist Who Got Turkish President Fined Now Facing Four Years in Jail. Hyperallergic. 25 June.
Ula Ilnytzky (2015). Report: US museums increasingly evading restitution of Nazi-looted art through legal tactics. Star Tribune. 25 June.
Erin Blakemore (2015). Did an Auction of Hitler's Art Go Too Far?. Smithsonian. 25 June.
Henri Neuendorf (2015). Shepard Fairey Hit with Felony Charges, Arrest Warrant Issued by Detroit Police. ArtNet News. 25 June.
The Hindu (2015). Panchaloha idols stolen from cave temple. The Hindu. 25 June.
Stephen Ceasar (2015). US judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald. The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 June.
John Bingham (2015). Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal). The Telegraph. 26 June.
Lamya Khalidi (2015). Yemeni Heritage, Saudi Vandalism. The New York Times. 26 June.
Robert Milburn (2015). From Pollock to Rothko, How to Spot a Fake. Barron's. 26 June.
A gang that robbed antiquities in chapels of the southwest arrested
Asturias 24 (2015). Detenida una banda que robaba antigüedades en capillas del suroccidente. Asturias 24. 26 June.
Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Udupi: Thieves break into Barkur temple, caught on CCTV cameras. Daijiworld. 26 June.
14 tombs of the Moche, Chimu, and Lambayeque cultures found
Andina (2015). Hallan 14 tumbas pertenecientes a culturas Mochica, Chimú y Lambayeque. Andina. 27 June.
Jamie Doward (2015). Stone thieves are dismantling Yorkshire's heritage, warn police. The Guardian. 27 June.
R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Tiruvannamalai Temple Gets Centuries-old Panchaloha Idols Back. The Indian Express. 27 June.
Michael Platt (2015). Outrage after "disgusting" thieves steal massive veterans' memorial from Calgary cemetery. Calgary Sun. 28 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt's Karnak temple theft claims 'unfounded': Officials. Ahram Online. 28 June.
Security camera systems not functioning in the temples of Cholula
Arturo Manzano (2015). Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula. Municipios. 28 June.
Profit from the past: The sale of the archaeological heritage of Michoacán
José Luis Ceja Guerra (2015). Lucrar con el pasado: venta del patrimonio arqueológico de Michoacán. Cambio de Michoacán. 29 June.
AFP (2015). Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared. The Guardian. 29 June.
Chuck Chiang (2015). Chinese visitor face charges in ancient art scam. Vancouver Sun. 29 June.
Mark Colvin (2015). Indigenous man's skull returns to his people more than 150 years after its theft. ABC Australia. 29 June.
Henry Grabar (2015). The Fine Art of Forgery. The Atlantic. 29 June.
Stuart Minting (2015). Security alert after historic stone artefact stolen from church. Darlington & Stockton Times. 29 June.
Looting of 30,000 cultural objects calculated
Notimex (2015). Calculan saqueo de 30 mil objetos de cultura maya. El Universal. 29 June.
Kanishk Tharoor (2015). Museums and looted art: the ethical dilemma of preserving world cultures. The Guardian. 29 June.
Oliver Wheaton (2015). Museum searching for 'devastated' boy who accidentally smashed ancient jug. Metro. 29 June.
Theft at Shiva Temple
Amar Ujala (2015). शिव मंदिर मे चोरी. Amar Ujala. 29 June.
Jillian Steinhauer (2015). US Museums Criticized for Mishandling Nazi Art Restitution Cases. Hyperallergic. 29 June.
120-year-old idol stolen
Vijayalashmi (2015). மதுரை கோயிலில் 120 வருட பழமையான நடராஜர்- சிவகாமியம்மன் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு. One India. 29 June.
Thomas Mead (2015). Art stolen from Whanganui gallery. 3News. 30 June.
Geoff Edgers (2015). Why two American museums are fighting to keep art stolen by the Nazis. The Washington Post. 30 June.
Rishabh Shroff (2015). Windows to the past. The Indian Express. 30 June.
Tiffany Jenkins (2015). Signing up to the Hague Convention will do nothing to stop ISIS. Apollo. 30 June.
Randy Kennedy (2015). Delaware Art Museum Completes Sale of Artworks to Repay Debt. The New York Times. 30 June.
John Meagher (2015). Midnight thief steals $160,000 sculpture from Westmount art gallery. Montreal Gazette. 30 June.