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Articles for August 2015

281 articles found.

Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia vandalized

(United States of America)

JTA (2015). Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia vandalized. Haaretz. 1 August.

Cuban exiles hope diplomatic thaw can help them regain confiscated property

(Cuba)

Joe Lamar (2015). Cuban exiles hope diplomatic thaw can help them regain confiscated property. The Guardian. 1 August.

'Unique' arrows discovered in stolen SUV

(Canada)

Laura Fraser (2015). 'Unique' arrows discovered in stolen SUV. Herald News. 1 August.

Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control

(Ukraine; Russia)

Associated Press (2015). Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control. Daily Herald. 1 August.

Italy returns Iran's stolen antiques

(Iran; Italy)

Mehr News Agency (2015). Italy returns Iran's stolen antiques. Mehr News Agency. 1 August.

Roban artículos religiosos del Templo de San Agustín en Yuriria

(Mexico)

Religious items stolen from the Templo de San Agustín in Yuriria

AM (2015). Roban artículos religiosos del Templo de San Agustín en Yuriria. AM. 2 August.

A most brilliant art world con: A near-perfect scheme, barely unraveled, straight from Hollywood

(Japan; United States of America)

Anthony M. Amore (2015). A most brilliant art world con: A near-perfect scheme, barely unraveled, straight from Hollywood. Salon. 2 August.

China Focus: Tomb raiders put Chinese history in grave danger

(China)

Hou Qiang (2015). China Focus: Tomb raiders put Chinese history in grave danger. Xinhua. 2 August.

The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men

(Israel; United Kingdom)

Ofer Aderet (2015). The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men. Haaretz. 2 August.

Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst dealers investigated as buyers left with nothing

(United Kingdom)

Paul Gallagher (2015). Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst dealers investigated as buyers left with nothing. The Independent. 2 August.

Theft in Shri Tirumala Laxmi Venkatraman Temple Vandse

(India)

See And Say (2015). Theft in Shri Tirumala Laxmi Venkatraman Temple Vandse. See And Say. 2 August.

Bernini bust at Getty Museum prompts criminal complaint in Slovakia

(Slovakia; United States of America)

David Ng (2015). Bernini bust at Getty Museum prompts criminal complaint in Slovakia. Los Angeles Times. 3 August.

India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks

(India)

Jason Burke (2015). India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks. The Guardian. 3 August.

Exclusive Video Shows Illicit Archaeological Dig In ISIS Stronghold

(Syria)

Mike Giglio (2015). Exclusive Video Shows Illicit Archaeological Dig In ISIS Stronghold. BuzzFeed. 3 August.

A Museum Survives in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Masha Lipman (2015). A Museum Survives in Crimea. The New Yorker. 3 August.

Thief steals plaque memorializing 1944 plane crash that Merriam historian worked decades to have installed

(United States of America)

Jay Senter (2015). Thief steals plaque memorializing 1944 plane crash that Merriam historian worked decades to have installed. Prairie Village Post. 3 August.

Templos en ruinas y saqueados

(Mexico)

Plundered and ruined temples

Miguel Salazar (2015). Templos en ruinas y saqueados. Diario Xalapa. 3 August.

If even Ai Weiwei can't trust the UK's visa system, who can?

(United Kingdom)

Mary Dejevsky (2015). If even Ai Weiwei can't trust the UK's visa system, who can?. The Guardian. 3 August.

Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain

(United Kingdom)

Nick Morrison (2015). Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain. The China Post. 3 August.

Antique idol stolen from Anandawalleshwaram temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Antique idol stolen from Anandawalleshwaram temple. The Hindu. 3 August.

NY judge rejects extradition to Poland of Russian art dealer accused of having Nazi-stolen art

(Poland; United States of America)

Larry Neumeister (2015). NY judge rejects extradition to Poland of Russian art dealer accused of having Nazi-stolen art. Star Tribune. 3 August.

8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government. The Economic Times. 3 August.

Cierran el caso de robo a Virgen de Copacabana

(Bolivia)

Virgin of Copacabana Robbery Case Closed

Roberto Charca H. (2015). Cierran el caso de robo a Virgen de Copacabana. La Prensa. 4 August.

Who flipped off security cam and then stole historic gun, tomahawk?

(United States of America)

KBOI2 (2015). Who flipped off security cam and then stole historic gun, tomahawk?. KBOI2. 4 August.

Brazil Would Like Its Four Legged Snake Fossil Back

(Brazil)

Maddie Stone (2015). Brazil Would Like Its Four Legged Snake Fossil Back. Gizmodo. 4 August.

€25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban

(Spain)

Kim Willsher (2015). €25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban. The Guardian. 4 August.

Extradition hitch keeps Kullu temple theft accused in Nepal

(Nepal; India)

Bhanu P Lohumi (2015). Extradition hitch keeps Kullu temple theft accused in Nepal. The Tribune. 4 August.

Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial

(Bolivia)

Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage

Claudia Gonzales Yaksic (2015). Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial. Los Tiempos. 4 August.

The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'

(Iraq; Syria)

Damaris Colhoun (2015). The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'. Atlas Obscura. 4 August.

Egypt foils smuggling of 761 law books

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt foils smuggling of 761 law books. Ahram Online. 4 August.

Egypt repatriates 35,000-year-old skeleton from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Egypt repatriates 35,000-year-old skeleton from Belgium. The Cairo Post. 4 August.

Vandalised ancient boundary stone in Inverness is restored

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Vandalised ancient boundary stone in Inverness is restored. BBC News. 4 August.

Returning the Ancient One

(United States of America)

Duane Champagne (2015). Returning the Ancient One. Indian Country Today. 4 August.

Temple pond emptied in bid to trace antique idol

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Temple pond emptied in bid to trace antique idol. The Hindu. 4 August.

Four-legged snake fossil sparks legal investigation

(Brazil; Germany)

Anastasia Christakou (2015). Four-legged snake fossil sparks legal investigation. Nature. 4 August.

Monuments Woman

(Iraq)

TCT Magazine (2015). Monuments Woman. TCT Magazine. 4 August.

Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?

(Belgium)

AFP (2015). Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?. The Telegraph. 5 August.

Jackson County man pleads guilty to buying stolen Native American remains

(United States of America)

Kathy Lynn Gray (2015). Jackson County man pleads guilty to buying stolen Native American remains. The Columbus Dispatch. 5 August.

Portland Art Museum returning sacred Crow medicine bundles to tribe

(United States of America)

Joseph Rose (2015). Portland Art Museum returning sacred Crow medicine bundles to tribe. The Oregonian. 5 August.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage

(United Kingdom)

James Rose (2015). Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage. Kent Online. 5 August.

Men Get Jail Term For Digging Up Civil War Artifacts

(United States of America)

WDEF (2015). Men Get Jail Term For Digging Up Civil War Artifacts. WDEF. 5 August.

State rep calls for allowance of physical inspection of Nazi-stolen painting

(United States of America)

Andrew Clark (2015). State rep calls for allowance of physical inspection of Nazi-stolen painting. The Oklahoma Daily. 5 August.

This Buried Treasure Could Be Yours: Mel Fisher's Amazing Shipwreck Finds

(United States of America)

Justin Jones (2015). This Buried Treasure Could Be Yours: Mel Fisher's Amazing Shipwreck Finds. The Daily Beast. 5 August.

John Henry Merryman: Art Law Pioneer and Much-Loved Colleague

(General)

Terry Nagel (2015). John Henry Merryman: Art Law Pioneer and Much-Loved Colleague. Stanford Law School. 5 August.

World 13 Exclusive Photos Of Looted (And Fake) Syrian Artifacts For Sale

(Syria)

Mike Giglio (2015). World 13 Exclusive Photos Of Looted (And Fake) Syrian Artifacts For Sale. BuzzFeed. 5 August.

Charles Goldstein Dies at 78; Sought Return of Art Looted by Nazis

(United States of America)

Sam Roberts (2015). Charles Goldstein Dies at 78; Sought Return of Art Looted by Nazis. The New York Times. 5 August.

MU professor, researcher charged with illegally taking artifacts

(United States of America)

Alan Burdziak (2015). MU professor, researcher charged with illegally taking artifacts. Columbia Daily Tribute. 5 August.

UPDATE: Stolen Artifacts Left at Twin Falls Police Department

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). UPDATE: Stolen Artifacts Left at Twin Falls Police Department. MagicValley.com. 5 August.

Man Held for Multiple Theft

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Man Held for Multiple Theft. The New Indian Express. 5 August.

Chinese police find stolen dinosaur skeleton and 213 fossilised eggs hidden in village house

(China)

Naomi Ng (2015). Chinese police find stolen dinosaur skeleton and 213 fossilised eggs hidden in village house. South China Morning Post. 6 August.

Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco

(Mexico)

Restoration of the temple in Pánuco full of irregularities

Claudia Montes de Oca (2015). Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco. NTR Zacatecas. 6 August.

Quincy police make arrest in burglary at History Museum

(United States of America)

Valaree Dunn (2015). Quincy police make arrest in burglary at History Museum. WGEM. 6 August.

Remembering Barbara Mertz

(United States of America)

Deborah Lehr (2015). Remembering Barbara Mertz. Huffington Post. 6 August.

Missouri professor, researcher accused of removing artifacts

(United States of America)

Chron (2015). Missouri professor, researcher accused of removing artifacts. Chron. 6 August.

Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches

(Israel)

Jack Moore (2015). Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches. Newsweek. 6 August.

'Summer Streets' Art Swiped, Again

(United States of America)

Sonja Sharp (2015). 'Summer Streets' Art Swiped, Again. The Wall Street Journal. 6 August.

Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history

(United States of America)

Ben Benton (2015). Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history. Times Free Press. 6 August.

Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry's graffitied Met gala gown

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry's graffitied Met gala gown. The Art Newspaper. 6 August.

Stolen Stradivarius violin is recovered after 35 years

(United States of America)

Ben Nuckols (2015). Stolen Stradivarius violin is recovered after 35 years. Associated Press. 6 August.

New Gardner museum video may show thieves 24 hours before art heist

(United States of America)

Sam Thielman (2015). New Gardner museum video may show thieves 24 hours before art heist. The Guardian. 6 August.

Video suggests a dry run of Gardner theft

(United States of America)

Milton J. Valencia (2015). Video suggests a dry run of Gardner theft. The Boston Globe. 6 August.

Sen. Patty Murray Introduces Bill to Return Kennewick Man to Columbia Basin Tribes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Halvorson (2015). Sen. Patty Murray Introduces Bill to Return Kennewick Man to Columbia Basin Tribes. NBC. 6 August.

Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Most archaeological sites marginalised

Informador (2015). Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas. Informador. 6 August.

Cura robó imagen de oro, acusan

(Mexico)

Priest accused of stealing golden sacred image

Miryam Rodríguez Hernández (2015). Cura robó imagen de oro, acusan. El Sol de Orizaba. 6 August.

Museum theft: More than meets the eye

(India)

The Shillong Times (2015). Museum theft: More than meets the eye. The Shillong Times. 6 August.

Vandal carves initials into ancient Ring of Brodgar standing stones

(United Kingdom)

STV (2015). Vandal carves initials into ancient Ring of Brodgar standing stones. STV. 7 August.

Gardner guard never made secret of events

(United States of America)

Andy Rosen (2015). Gardner guard never made secret of events. The Boston Globe. 7 August.

Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona

(United Kingdom)

David Scott (2015). Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona. Express. 7 August.

Senate Bill Hopes To Stop Looted Syrian Artifacts From Reaching The U.S.

(United States of America)

Mike Giglio (2015). Senate Bill Hopes To Stop Looted Syrian Artifacts From Reaching The U.S.. BuzzFeed. 7 August.

These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS

(Syria; Iraq)

Danny Lewis (2015). These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS. Smithsonian. 7 August.

Large number of artifacts smuggled to US, EU: Pervaiz

(Pakistan)

Inamullah Khattak (2015). Large number of artifacts smuggled to US, EU: Pervaiz. The Nation. 7 August.

Dixon Ticonderoga uses museum to highlight stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Paul Brinkman (2015). Dixon Ticonderoga uses museum to highlight stolen paintings. Orlando Sentinel. 7 August.

FBI: Suspects in $500 M. Gardner Museum Theft Are Dead

(United States of America)

Hannah Ghorashi (2015). FBI: Suspects in $500 M. Gardner Museum Theft Are Dead. ArtNews. 7 August.

After Illegally Copying Sculptures, Billionaire Owes Artist $640,000

(United States of America)

Alex Greenberfer (2015). After Illegally Copying Sculptures, Billionaire Owes Artist $640,000. ArtNews. 7 August.

Court: National Gallery must return Madonna painting

(Czech Republic)

Prague Post (2015). Court: National Gallery must return Madonna painting. Prague Post. 7 August.

OU Responds To State Lawmaker's Allegations Of Stolen Art

(United States of America)

Steve Shaw (2015). OU Responds To State Lawmaker's Allegations Of Stolen Art. News9. 8 August.

Mounties investigating after Black Diamond artist's paintings pinched from auction

(Canada)

Laura Booth (2015). Mounties investigating after Black Diamond artist's paintings pinched from auction. Calgary Sun. 8 August.

Ancient treasures in the backyard

(Cambodia)

Bennett Murray (2015). Ancient treasures in the backyard. The Phnom Penh Post. 8 August.

Glasgow to pay compensation to family whose Burrell Collection art was lost to Nazis

(United Kingdom)

Phil Miller (2015). Glasgow to pay compensation to family whose Burrell Collection art was lost to Nazis. Herald News. 8 August.

Protecting The Past

(Pakistan)

The Nation (2015). Protecting The Past. The Nation. 8 August.

Man arrested with 2 'ashtadhatu' idols worth Rs 1.5 crore

(India)

Mid-day (2015). Man arrested with 2 'ashtadhatu' idols worth Rs 1.5 crore. Mid-day. 8 August.

Racy temple dancers surrender

(Thailand)

Sunthon Pongpao (2015). Racy temple dancers surrender. Bangkok Post. 8 August.

How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

(United States of America)

Micah Schweizer (2015). How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home. NPR. 8 August.

Newhouse says Kennewick Man should be returned to tribes

(United States of America)

Tri-City Herald (2015). Newhouse says Kennewick Man should be returned to tribes. Yakima Herald. 8 August.

Imprimir Enviar Fiebre del oro destruye aldea de 2.300 años en Puerto Jiménez

(Costa Rica)

Gold fever destroys 2300 years old site in Puerto Jiménez

Andrea Solano B. (2015). Imprimir Enviar Fiebre del oro destruye aldea de 2.300 años en Puerto Jiménez. La Nación. 9 August.

Community forced to pay tax to reclaim its stolen treasures

(Kenya)

Patrick Beja (2015). Community forced to pay tax to reclaim its stolen treasures. The Counties. 9 August.

Un botín eclesiástico

(Spain)

An ecclesiastical booty

Ignacio Cabanes (2015). Un botín eclesiástico. Levante. 9 August.

What is the Art Law on Authenticating Works by Old Masters?

(General)

Ronald D. Spencer (2015). What is the Art Law on Authenticating Works by Old Masters?. ArtNet News. 9 August.

Call the special branch! Riddle as £15k 'Snake Stick' goes on sale - 40 years after disappearing from Lake District

(United Kingdom)

Chris Hastings (2015). Call the special branch! Riddle as £15k 'Snake Stick' goes on sale - 40 years after disappearing from Lake District. The Daily Mail. 9 August.

Saqueadores de cuevas atacan en Tulum

(Mexico)

Looters attack caves at Tulum

Novedades Quintana Roo (2015). Saqueadores de cuevas atacan en Tulum. Novedades Quintana Roo. 9 August.

An Taisce files lawsuit against National Gallery of Ireland

(Ireland)

AMA (2015). An Taisce files lawsuit against National Gallery of Ireland. Art Media Agency. 10 August.

Adolf Hitler book stolen from rural museum north of Winnipeg

(Canada)

CBC (2015). Adolf Hitler book stolen from rural museum north of Winnipeg. CBC. 10 August.

Honolulu Museum of Art sues donor for nearly $1M for selling undocumented art

(United States of America)

Lorin Eleni Gill (2015). Honolulu Museum of Art sues donor for nearly $1M for selling undocumented art. Pacific Business News. 10 August.

Los restos humanos en los pecios hispanos saqueados en Florida

(United States of America)

Human remains in the looted hispanic wrecks off Florida

José María Lancho (2015). Los restos humanos en los pecios hispanos saqueados en Florida. ABC España. 10 August.

From Nataraja to Yogini Vrishanana, 13 antiques India did bring back

(India)

The Indian Express (2015). From Nataraja to Yogini Vrishanana, 13 antiques India did bring back. The Indian Express. 10 August.

How a Chinese librarian made $6 million in forged art over two years

(China)

Robert Fulford (2015). How a Chinese librarian made $6 million in forged art over two years. National Post. 10 August.

Attorney says former client can ID man in Gardner video

(United States of America)

Hilary Sargent (2015). Attorney says former client can ID man in Gardner video. Boston.com. 10 August.

A step toward bringing Korean treasures home

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun (2015). A step toward bringing Korean treasures home. Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 August.

Government extends Sekhemka export bar

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel (2015). Government extends Sekhemka export bar. Museums Journal. 11 August.

Is it OK to buy replica furniture?

(Australia)

Elicia Murray (2015). Is it OK to buy replica furniture?. Domain. 11 August.

Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings. The Art Newspaper. 11 August.

New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery Closes Amid Accusations of Financial Misdeeds

(United States of America)

Kathleen Massara (2015). New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery Closes Amid Accusations of Financial Misdeeds. ArtNet News. 11 August.

What's Behind China's Professional Tomb Raiding Trend?

(China)

Helen Thompson (2015). What's Behind China's Professional Tomb Raiding Trend?. Smithsonian. 11 August.

Dutch boy steals Pompeii relic to pay for iPhone

(Italy)

The Local (2015). Dutch boy steals Pompeii relic to pay for iPhone. The Local. 11 August.

Queda lista primera etapa de medidas de seguridad en Catedral

(Mexico)

First stage of security measures in Cathedra is ready

Uniradio Noticias (2015). Queda lista primera etapa de medidas de seguridad en Catedral. Uniradio Informa. 11 August.

Five years later, $550,000 gold bar stolen from Key West still in the wind

(United States of America)

Anthony Cave (2015). Five years later, $550,000 gold bar stolen from Key West still in the wind. Keys Info Net. 12 August.

Smuggled Picasso Heading Home to France After 14-Year Odyssey

(France; United States of America)

Angela Greiling Keane (2015). Smuggled Picasso Heading Home to France After 14-Year Odyssey. Bloomberg. 12 August.

U.S. Says Mobster Lied, Claiming Ignorance Of Museum Heist

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2015). U.S. Says Mobster Lied, Claiming Ignorance Of Museum Heist. Hartford Courant. 12 August.

Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership

(Spain; France; United States of America)

Marlon Ramtahal (2015). Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership. NBC. 12 August.

Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft

(Cambodia)

May Titthara (2015). Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft. The Phnom Penh Post. 12 August.

Sigmar Polke Estate Ordered to Return Allegedly Stolen Painting

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Sigmar Polke Estate Ordered to Return Allegedly Stolen Painting. ArtNet News. 12 August.

Tennessee State Museum employee arraigned on theft charges

(United States of America)

Stacey Barchenger (2015). Tennessee State Museum employee arraigned on theft charges. The Tennessean. 12 August.

Accused in idol theft case held in capital city

(India)

Kaumudi Online (2015). Accused in idol theft case held in capital city. Kaumudi Online. 12 August.

PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres

(Mexico)

PGR going after rock art vandals

Associated Press (2015). PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres. Sipse. 12 August.

Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft

(Japan; South Korea)

AFP (2015). Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft. IOL. 13 August.

Sculpture stolen from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery found

(Canada)

CTV (2015). Sculpture stolen from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery found. CTV. 13 August.

Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar (2015). Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi. The Hindu. 13 August.

Robert Mugabe tells Natural History Museum to return human skulls

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

David Smith (2015). Robert Mugabe tells Natural History Museum to return human skulls. The Guardian. 13 August.

The search for a family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Simon Goodman (2015). The search for a family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis. The Irish Times. 13 August.

Stolen panchaloha idol recovered from capital suburb

(India)

Ignatius Pereira (2015). Stolen panchaloha idol recovered from capital suburb. The Hindu. 13 August.

The San Francisco Police Department Has an Instagram Officer

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). The San Francisco Police Department Has an Instagram Officer. Hyperallergic. 13 August.

Veteran filmmaker held for idol smuggling

(India)

A Selvaraj (2015). Veteran filmmaker held for idol smuggling. The Times of India. 13 August.

Se retractan pobladores de Tehuipango tras acusar de robo al sacerdote Lidio Limón

(Mexico)

Residents of Tehuipango retract their accusation of theft against the priest Lido Limón

Miryam Rodríguez Hernández (2015). Se retractan pobladores de Tehuipango tras acusar de robo al sacerdote Lidio Limón. Alcalor Politico. 13 August.

Police taunt Manchester United fans on Twitter after theft from football museum

(United Kingdom)

Pete Bainbridge (2015). Police taunt Manchester United fans on Twitter after theft from football museum. Mirror. 13 August.

Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition. The Telegraph. 13 August.

South Korean monk gets six years in prison for stealing Japanese religious items

(Japan; South Korea)

The Japan Times (2015). South Korean monk gets six years in prison for stealing Japanese religious items. The Japan Times. 13 August.

Gang trying to sell 500-yr-old Quran busted in Karnataka

(India)

The Indian Express (2015). Gang trying to sell 500-yr-old Quran busted in Karnataka. The Indian Express. 13 August.

Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end

(New Zealand)

Imran Ali (2015). Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end. The Northern Advocate. 14 August.

Back of disputed painting lacks Nazi stamp, University of Oklahoma says

(United States of America)

Rick Green (2015). Back of disputed painting lacks Nazi stamp, University of Oklahoma says. NewsOK. 14 August.

Looters desecrating state park sites

(United States of America)

J. Harry Jones (2015). Looters desecrating state park sites. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 14 August.

The China Collectors by Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac [Review]

(General)

Donna Yates (2015). The China Collectors by Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac [Review]. Anonymous Swiss Collector. 14 August.

'Cloud Gate'-Gate: Artist Refutes Chicago Mayor over China Art

(China; United States of America)

Felicia Sonmez (2015). 'Cloud Gate'-Gate: Artist Refutes Chicago Mayor over China Art. The Wall Street Journal. 14 August.

2600 Zim artefacts looted

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

Lovemore Mataire (2015). 2600 Zim artefacts looted. The Herald. 14 August.

Filmmaker in idol theft net

(India)

G.C. Shekhar (2015). Filmmaker in idol theft net. The Telegraph. 14 August.

Police hunt man after £100,000 panther sculpture stolen from art show

(United Kingdom)

Tom Marshall (2015). Police hunt man after £100,000 panther sculpture stolen from art show. Evening Standard. 14 August.

Why Is Stolen Art So Hard to Find?

(General)

Justin Peters (2015). Why Is Stolen Art So Hard to Find?. Slate. 14 August.

Kundapur: Items worth Rs 70 lac stolen from temple, lack of security exposed

(India)

Silvester D'Souza (2015). Kundapur: Items worth Rs 70 lac stolen from temple, lack of security exposed. Daijiworld. 15 August.

Idol smuggling: Woman journo turns approver

(India)

A Selvaraj (2015). Idol smuggling: Woman journo turns approver. The Times of India. 15 August.

45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). 45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

Kapoor's Clues Help TN Cops Locate Antiques

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Kapoor's Clues Help TN Cops Locate Antiques. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN

(Singapore; India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

Museum's gun stolen from atop car

(United States of America)

Elliott Jones (2015). Museum's gun stolen from atop car. TCPalm. 16 August.

Reward offered after break-in, vandalism at Ransom County church

(United States of America)

Jordan Schroeer (2015). Reward offered after break-in, vandalism at Ransom County church. Grand Forks Herald. 16 August.

Chandelier in First Minister's official residence 'may have been looted from Nazi Germany'

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2015). Chandelier in First Minister's official residence 'may have been looted from Nazi Germany'. The Herald. 16 August.

To catch an idol thief

(India)

Amulya Gopalakrishnan (2015). To catch an idol thief. The Times of India. 16 August.

DHS demands TCC and authorities the recovery of Mohenjodaro articles theft

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Christian Post (2015). DHS demands TCC and authorities the recovery of Mohenjodaro articles theft. Pakistan Christian Post. 16 August.

Cop involved in idol theft also ran rice puller gang

(India)

TNN (2015). Cop involved in idol theft also ran rice puller gang. The Times of India. 17 August.

Strapped for Cash, Some Greeks Turn to Ancient Source of Wealth

(Greece)

Nick Romeo (2015). Strapped for Cash, Some Greeks Turn to Ancient Source of Wealth. National Geographic. 17 August.

Artifacts from Crimean Museums Are Held Hostage by Politics

(Ukraine; Russia; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2015). Artifacts from Crimean Museums Are Held Hostage by Politics. The New York Times. 17 August.

BBC among broadcasters to repeatedly breach Ofcom broadcasting code over funded content

(United Kingdom)

Ian Burrell (2015). BBC among broadcasters to repeatedly breach Ofcom broadcasting code over funded content. The Independent. 17 August.

Appeal after thieves steal Roman altar from museum

(United Kingdom)

Freya Findlay (2015). Appeal after thieves steal Roman altar from museum. News & Star. 17 August.

Hunt for acclaimed photographer Vivian Maier's long-lost brother heats up

(United States of America)

Jason Meisner (2015). Hunt for acclaimed photographer Vivian Maier's long-lost brother heats up. The Chicago Tribune. 17 August.

Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum

(United States of America)

Tom Humphrey (2015). Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum. Knoxville News Sentinel. 17 August.

'Disbelief' after £15,000 worth of art stolen from exhibition at Rookesbury Park, Wickham

(United Kingdom)

Emma Streatfield (2015). 'Disbelief' after £15,000 worth of art stolen from exhibition at Rookesbury Park, Wickham. Hampshire Chronicle. 17 August.

Bute House: 'No evidence' chandelier was looted from Nazi Germany

(United Kingdom)

STV (2015). Bute House: 'No evidence' chandelier was looted from Nazi Germany. STV. 17 August.

Bronze 'Nazi Horse' at German School Draws Fire From Jewish Groups

(Germany)

Mary M. Lane (2015). Bronze 'Nazi Horse' at German School Draws Fire From Jewish Groups. The Wall Street Journal. 18 August.

Sotheby's fights copyright agency over Olsen art

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). Sotheby's fights copyright agency over Olsen art. The Australian. 18 August.

FBI offers $20,000 reward for recovery of stolen Maine paintings

(United States of America)

Scott Malone (2015). FBI offers $20,000 reward for recovery of stolen Maine paintings. Reuters. 18 August.

Disabled Reservoir pensioner reunited with father's stolen war medals after harrowing ordeal

(Australia)

Harrison Tippet (2015). Disabled Reservoir pensioner reunited with father's stolen war medals after harrowing ordeal. The Advertiser. 18 August.

Investigan el robo nocturno de varias piezas del museo San Pío V

(Spain)

Investigation into the nighttime robbery of various pieces from the San Pío V museum

Levante (2015). Investigan el robo nocturno de varias piezas del museo San Pío V. Levante. 18 August.

Woman finds mother's Picasso vase on auction site 2 years after its theft

(United States of America)

Kate Jacobson (2015). Woman finds mother's Picasso vase on auction site 2 years after its theft. Deseret News. 18 August.

Family to be compensated for Burrell Collection Nazi loot

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Sullivan (2015). Family to be compensated for Burrell Collection Nazi loot. Museums Journal. 18 August.

Lithuanian Jews Dump Chief Rabbi for 'Lies' as Lengthy War over Fate of Ancient Cemetery Rages On

(Lithuania)

JNi.Media (2015). Lithuanian Jews Dump Chief Rabbi for 'Lies' as Lengthy War over Fate of Ancient Cemetery Rages On. The Jewish Press. 18 August.

Review: 'Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery' Tells How a Swindler Fooled the World

(Germany)

Ben Kenigsberg (2015). Review: 'Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery' Tells How a Swindler Fooled the World. The New York Times. 18 August.

Karkala: Idol thief caught after car overturns in bid to escape, another thrashed

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Karkala: Idol thief caught after car overturns in bid to escape, another thrashed. Daijiworld. 18 August.

'Nazi train' filled with treasure reportedly found in Poland

(Poland)

DW (2015). 'Nazi train' filled with treasure reportedly found in Poland. DW. 19 August.

Iconic Elliott County Folk Art Missing

(United States of America)

Lex18 (2015). Iconic Elliott County Folk Art Missing. Lex18. 19 August.

Thieves smash ancient Bodmin church window to steal collection box

(United Kingdom)

CG Oscar (2015). Thieves smash ancient Bodmin church window to steal collection box. Cornish Guardian. 19 August.

The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them

(General)

Gary Vikan (2015). The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them. The Wall Street Journal. 19 August.

National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks. The Australian. 19 August.

La triple desaparición de la Santa Paterna de Arnois

(Spain)

The triple disappearance of the Santa Paterna de Arnois

Rocío García (2015). La triple desaparición de la Santa Paterna de Arnois. La Voz de Galicia. 19 August.

Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000

(Russia)

News.Az (2015). Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000. News.Az. 19 August.

Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities

(Syria)

Kareem Shaheen (2015). Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities. The Guardian. 19 August.

A Jain family from Mysuru comes to a temple near Uthukuli to conduct puja

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar (2015). A Jain family from Mysuru comes to a temple near Uthukuli to conduct puja. The Hindu. 20 August.

Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2015). Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman. The Australian. 20 August.

Marion True, the exiled curator, in her own words

(United States of America)

Geoff Edgers (2015). Marion True, the exiled curator, in her own words. The Washington Post. 20 August.

Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam (2015). Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera. The Guardian. 20 August.

To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men

(United States of America)

Ronald Lee Fleming (2015). To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men. Global Post. 20 August.

European Andy Warhol Museum Loses Two Iconic Works in Shady Loan Agreement

(Slovakia)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). European Andy Warhol Museum Loses Two Iconic Works in Shady Loan Agreement. ArtNet News. 20 August.

Rodin bust stolen from Copenhagen art museum

(Denmark)

The Local (2015). Rodin bust stolen from Copenhagen art museum. The Local. 20 August.

Two Syrians detained for smuggling Ottoman era coins

(Turkey; Syria)

Hurriyet Daily News (2015). Two Syrians detained for smuggling Ottoman era coins. Hurriyet Daily News. 20 August.

Restituyen fardo funerario prehispánico al gobierno peruano

(Mexico; Peru)

Prehispanic funerary offering repatriated to the Peruvian Government

INAH (2015). Restituyen fardo funerario prehispánico al gobierno peruano. INAH. 21 August.

Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square

(United States of America)

Fran Maye (2015). Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square. Southern Chester County News. 21 August.

Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce. The Art Newspaper. 21 August.

Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2015). Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine. Al Monitor. 21 August.

What the Nazis Stole

(Germany)

Martin Rubin (2015). What the Nazis Stole. The Wall Street Journal. 21 August.

Consultas tras el saqueo de los restos de once buques de Estado en Florida

(Spain; United States of America)

Consultation over the looting of the remains of eleven ships in the state of Florida

Jesús García Calero (2015). Consultas tras el saqueo de los restos de once buques de Estado en Florida. ABC España. 21 August.

A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time

(Germany)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time. Hyperallergic. 21 August.

'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight

(United States of America)

Phil Taylor (2015). 'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight. EENews. 21 August.

All The Evidence That Picasso Actually Stole The 'Mona Lisa'

(France)

Sara Boboltz (2015). All The Evidence That Picasso Actually Stole The 'Mona Lisa'. Huffington Post. 21 August.

Police hunt burglar after antique tea set stolen from stately home

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2015). Police hunt burglar after antique tea set stolen from stately home. ITV News. 21 August.

Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts

(Syria)

Halil Sanismaz (2015). Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 21 August.

Museum theft sparks security review

(United Kingdom)

Times & Star (2015). Museum theft sparks security review. Times & Star. 21 August.

Roban mediante el alunizaje las iglesias de Utande y Muduex

(Spain)

Robberies by breaking and entering at the churches of Utande and Mudux

Redacción/EFE (2015). Roban mediante el alunizaje las iglesias de Utande y Muduex. GuadaQue. 21 August.

Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting

(Netherlands)

Associated Press (2015). Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting. The Guardian. 21 August.

Believe it or not, rare engraved skull stolen from Pretoria mall

(South Africa)

Ahmed Areff (2015). Believe it or not, rare engraved skull stolen from Pretoria mall. News24. 22 August.

Egypt's antiquities ministry urges Egyptians to donate to buy ancient statue sold by museum

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Maram Mazen (2015). Egypt's antiquities ministry urges Egyptians to donate to buy ancient statue sold by museum. Star Tribune. 22 August.

One of the world's most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.

(United States of America)

Geoff Edgers (2015). One of the world's most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.. The Washington Post. 22 August.

Inside the Stephen Reed scandal

(United States of America)

Brad Bumsted (2015). Inside the Stephen Reed scandal. TribLive. 22 August.

Argentina to restore 4,000 artefacts to Ecuador and Peru

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

BBC News (2015). Argentina to restore 4,000 artefacts to Ecuador and Peru. BBC News. 22 August.

Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras

(Bolivia)

Trafficking continues: the heritage of Bolivia heads for the borders

Luis Fernando Cantoral (2015). Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras. eju!. 22 August.

Fernandez Calls on West to Return 'Snatched' Cultural Heritage

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

TelesurTV (2015). Fernandez Calls on West to Return 'Snatched' Cultural Heritage. TelesurTV. 22 August.

सीताराम जी के मंदिर से अष्ट धातू की चार मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Four Ashta statues stolen from Sitaram temple

Rajasthan Patrika (2015). सीताराम जी के मंदिर से अष्ट धातू की चार मूर्ति चोरी. Rajasthan Patrika. 22 August.

Sudan wants to stiffen penalties for stealing antiques

(Sudan)

The Sudan Tribune (2015). Sudan wants to stiffen penalties for stealing antiques. The Sudan Tribune. 22 August.

Security upgrade at Thakurbari

(India)

Saikat Ray (2015). Security upgrade at Thakurbari. The Times of India. 23 August.

En $250 millones avalúan robo en Iglesia de Yarumal, Antioquia

(Colombia)

Robbery of the church of Yarumal, Antioquia valued at $250 thousand

RCN (2015). En $250 millones avalúan robo en Iglesia de Yarumal, Antioquia. RCN. 23 August.

Baby girl's missing headstone returned, 70 years later

(United States of America)

Casey Logan (2015). Baby girl's missing headstone returned, 70 years later. Omaha.com. 23 August.

Inside the search for the legendary 'Orpheus Clock' stolen by the Nazis

(Germany)

Joselin Linder (2015). Inside the search for the legendary 'Orpheus Clock' stolen by the Nazis. New York Post. 23 August.

Heritage group plans to return cultural assets to Afghanistan

(Japan; Afghanistan)

Yomiuri Shimbun (2015). Heritage group plans to return cultural assets to Afghanistan. The Japan News. 23 August.

Egypt in crowd-funding campaign to save ancient statue sold by UK museum

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Ian Johnston (2015). Egypt in crowd-funding campaign to save ancient statue sold by UK museum. The Independent. 23 August.

Renowned blade stolen years ago to go on display in home area

(Japan)

Taro Mizoguchi (2015). Renowned blade stolen years ago to go on display in home area. The Asahi Shimbun. 23 August.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears

(Russia)

Ivan Nechepurenko (2015). Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears. The Moscow Times. 23 August.

Crystal Skulls & Ape-Man Bones: 6 Archaeological Forgeries That Tried to Change History

(General)

Owen Jarus (2015). Crystal Skulls & Ape-Man Bones: 6 Archaeological Forgeries That Tried to Change History. Live Science. 24 August.

Great art forger continues to ridicule experts from beyond the grave

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Great art forger continues to ridicule experts from beyond the grave. The Guardian. 24 August.

Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder

(Syria)

Julian Baggini (2015). Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder. The Guardian. 24 August.

Statue 'might never be seen in public again'

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Ian Johnston (2015). Statue 'might never be seen in public again'. IOL. 24 August.

French couple arrested for looting archaeological site in Catalonia

(Spain)

The Local (2015). French couple arrested for looting archaeological site in Catalonia. The Local. 24 August.

Zimbabwe: Safeguarding Our Cultural Property

(Zimbabwe)

The Herald (2015). Zimbabwe: Safeguarding Our Cultural Property. All Africa. 24 August.

105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found. The Hindu. 24 August.

Persisten robos en iglesias católicas

(Mexico)

Robberies of Catholic Churches continue

Guadalupe Amador G. (2015). Persisten robos en iglesias católicas. El Mundo de Tehuacán. 25 August.

Tercer robo en iglesias de Guadalajara, esta vez en Alcolea del Pinar

(Spain)

Third robbery of a church in Guadalajara, this time in Alcolea del Pinar

ABC España (2015). Tercer robo en iglesias de Guadalajara, esta vez en Alcolea del Pinar. ABC España. 25 August.

Unique 'knight's head' stolen from locked cabinet at the Museum of Transport Greater Manchester

(United Kingdom)

Beth Abbit (2015). Unique 'knight's head' stolen from locked cabinet at the Museum of Transport Greater Manchester. Manchester Evening News. 25 August.

Detenido el presunto autor del robo en 22 iglesias de León, Zamora, Palencia y Valladolid

(Spain)

Man alleged to have committed the robberies of 22 churches in León, Zamora, Palencia and Valladolid arrested

iLeon (2015). Detenido el presunto autor del robo en 22 iglesias de León, Zamora, Palencia y Valladolid. iLeon. 25 August.

Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2015). Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks. Haaretz. 25 August.

Three found dead digging for artifacts in Monufiya

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2015). Three found dead digging for artifacts in Monufiya. Egypt Independent. 25 August.

Jute Sack Artworks Are at the Center of Simchowitz Lawsuit Against Venice Biennale Artist

(Ghana; Ireland)

Sarah Douglas (2015). Jute Sack Artworks Are at the Center of Simchowitz Lawsuit Against Venice Biennale Artist. ArtNews. 25 August.

Native American artifacts found in van

(United States of America)

Berenice Quirino (2015). Native American artifacts found in van. Lake County Record-Bee. 25 August.

Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million

(Taiwan)

Michael Segalov (2015). Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million. The Independent. 25 August.

New book raises moral questions regarding weapons dealer's Nazi-era art collection

(Switzerland)

AFP (2015). New book raises moral questions regarding weapons dealer's Nazi-era art collection. The Japan Times. 25 August.

Disgraced Getty Curator Marion True Roars Back With Tell-All Memoir

(United States of America)

Alanna Martinez (2015). Disgraced Getty Curator Marion True Roars Back With Tell-All Memoir. Observer. 25 August.

Gift from Te Puea, jewellery, combs taken in theft

(New Zealand)

Elton Smallman (2015). Gift from Te Puea, jewellery, combs taken in theft. Stuff.co.nz. 25 August.

Row as Uzbekistan art museum director sacked

(Uzbekistan)

Abdujalil Abdurasulov (2015). Row as Uzbekistan art museum director sacked. BBC News. 25 August.

Painting damaged in Taiwan could be a fake

(Taiwan)

AFP (2015). Painting damaged in Taiwan could be a fake. Sky News. 26 August.

ISIL and Antiquities Trafficking: FBI Warns Dealers, Collectors About Terrorist Loot

(General)

FBI (2015). ISIL and Antiquities Trafficking: FBI Warns Dealers, Collectors About Terrorist Loot. FBI. 26 August.

After film director, woman arrested in idol theft case

(India)

TNN (2015). After film director, woman arrested in idol theft case. The Times of India. 26 August.

Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works

(United Kingdom)

Chris Green (2015). Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works. The Independent. 26 August.

Archaeological looting case illustrates threat to native culture; new collaboration tackles problem

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Larson (2015). Archaeological looting case illustrates threat to native culture; new collaboration tackles problem. Lake County News. 26 August.

French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2015). French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls. ArtNet News. 26 August.

Barry McGee Sign in Tenderloin Stolen

(United States of America)

Chris Roberts (2015). Barry McGee Sign in Tenderloin Stolen. SF Weekly. 26 August.

Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art. Local News 8. 26 August.

Topaz gems stolen from Qld Museum

(Australia)

Sam Flanagan (2015). Topaz gems stolen from Qld Museum. Brisbane Times. 26 August.

Mulegé: Robo de copón con hostias en la iglesia!

(Mexico)

Mulegé: Theft of a ciborium with hosts from the church

Colectivo Pericú (2015). Mulegé: Robo de copón con hostias en la iglesia!. Colectivo Pericú. 26 August.

Aristotle statue vandalized at ancient site

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2015). Aristotle statue vandalized at ancient site. Hurriyet Daily News. 26 August.

Woman Journo in Net for Idol Racket

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Woman Journo in Net for Idol Racket. The New Indian Express. 26 August.

Donations made after drug addicts smash ancient Bodmin church window

(United Kingdom)

CG Oscar (2015). Donations made after drug addicts smash ancient Bodmin church window. Cornish Guardian. 27 August.

Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank

(Hungary; United States of America)

Hungary Today (2015). Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank. Hungary Today. 27 August.

Desaparecen dos reliquias religiosas de la parroquia de Berja de «gran valor afectivo»

(Spain)

Two religious relics "of great emotional value" disappear from the parish of Berja

María Torres (2015). Desaparecen dos reliquias religiosas de la parroquia de Berja de «gran valor afectivo». Ideal. 27 August.

Ancient Tomb In Spain Destroyed And Replaced With A Picnic Table

(Spain)

Laura Wagner (2015). Ancient Tomb In Spain Destroyed And Replaced With A Picnic Table. NPR. 27 August.

5 Cambodians get 7 years in jail for antique theft

(Cambodia)

Xinhua (2015). 5 Cambodians get 7 years in jail for antique theft. Khmer Times. 27 August.

Una expedición documenta los tesoros dejados por Odyssey

(Spain)

An expedition to document the treasures left by Odyssey

Joaquín Ferrandis (2015). Una expedición documenta los tesoros dejados por Odyssey. El País. 27 August.

Seven panchaloha idol thieves arrested

(India)

Vishwa Kundapura (2015). Seven panchaloha idol thieves arrested. The Hindu. 27 August.

Can the Market Help Preserve Threatened Antiquities?

(General)

Leila Amineddoleh (2015). Can the Market Help Preserve Threatened Antiquities?. The Wall Street Journal. 27 August.

Portrait of Putin as a Simpsons Character Stolen From Moscow Exhibit

(Russia)

The Moscow Times (2015). Portrait of Putin as a Simpsons Character Stolen From Moscow Exhibit. The Moscow Times. 27 August.

Russian police find pieces of bas relief believed stolen by right-wing group

(Russia)

Irina Titova (2015). Russian police find pieces of bas relief believed stolen by right-wing group. CTV. 28 August.

Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy

(Syria)

Derek Fincham (2015). Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy. Houston Chronicle. 28 August.

Former Lander Museum Director found Guilty of Larceny of theft of materials

(United States of America)

County10 (2015). Former Lander Museum Director found Guilty of Larceny of theft of materials. County10. 28 August.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2015). Stolen artefacts repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 28 August.

WWI cannon stolen from Michigan VFW post: Vets fear cannon sold for scrap

(United States of America)

Marilissa Sachteleben (2015). WWI cannon stolen from Michigan VFW post: Vets fear cannon sold for scrap. Examiner. 28 August.

Arequipa: millonario robo en museo de la Unsa

(Peru)

La Republica (2015). Arequipa: millonario robo en museo de la Unsa. La Republica. 28 August.

Gang of temple thieves held; booty worth Rs 56L recovered

(India)

Deccan Herald (2015). Gang of temple thieves held; booty worth Rs 56L recovered. Deccan Herald. 28 August.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection

(Russia)

Ukraine Today (2015). Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection. Ukraine Today. 28 August.

Bull figure returns to Turkey

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2015). Bull figure returns to Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 28 August.

Gang dupes promising to sell ancient coin with magical powers

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Gang dupes promising to sell ancient coin with magical powers. Business Standard. 28 August.

Death bed confession in Nazi gold hunt

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2015). Death bed confession in Nazi gold hunt. Irish Independent. 29 August.

Tourists Flock to Ksiaz Castle in Poland as Underground Nazi Gold Train Discovered

(Poland)

Jim Dobson (2015). Tourists Flock to Ksiaz Castle in Poland as Underground Nazi Gold Train Discovered. Forbes. 29 August.

Detenido un vecino de El Carpio por el robo en la iglesia de Malpica

(Spain)

El Carpio man arrested for theft from Malpica church

La Tribuna de Toledo (2015). Detenido un vecino de El Carpio por el robo en la iglesia de Malpica. La Tribuna de Toledo. 29 August.

Basura y saqueo en el Titanic a 30 años de su hallazgo

(General)

La Jornada (2015). Basura y saqueo en el Titanic a 30 años de su hallazgo. La Jornada. 29 August.

The Bean and the Bubble

(China; United States of America)

The Economist (2015). The Bean and the Bubble. The Economist. 29 August.

Auction for bargain hunters! Bonhams puts 'cheaper' items under the hammer to attract new collectors

(China)

Lana Lam (2015). Auction for bargain hunters! Bonhams puts 'cheaper' items under the hammer to attract new collectors. South China Morning Post. 30 August.

Scotland's elite archaeologists target global tomb raiders

(General)

Judith Duffy (2015). Scotland's elite archaeologists target global tomb raiders. The Herald. 30 August.

£32,000 stuffed wolf stolen from granddaughter of Charlie Watts 'by lads on night out'

(United Kingdom)

John Dunne (2015). £32,000 stuffed wolf stolen from granddaughter of Charlie Watts 'by lads on night out'. Evening Standard. 30 August.

Swiss banks' stashes of looted art an 'open secret'

(Switzerland)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Swiss banks' stashes of looted art an 'open secret'. The Sunday Times. 30 August.

Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures

(Canada)

Alison Shouldice (2015). Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures. The Star. 30 August.

Dispute raises fears for one of world's most unique art museums

(Uzbekistan)

Isabel Gorst (2015). Dispute raises fears for one of world's most unique art museums. The Irish Times. 31 August.

Mystérieux vols dans le trésor de Lézat sur Lèze: la gendarmerie de Castelginest (31) démantèle un réseau de pilleurs d'église

(France)

Castelginest police dismantle a church robbers network

Laurence Cabrol (2015). Mystérieux vols dans le trésor de Lézat sur Lèze: la gendarmerie de Castelginest (31) démantèle un réseau de pilleurs d'église. Ariege News. 31 August.

The True Report of a Former Getty Curator Lost in Scandal

(United States of America)

Seph Rodney (2015). The True Report of a Former Getty Curator Lost in Scandal. Hyperallergic. 31 August.

Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Weldon (2015). Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees. The Herald. 31 August.

Detienen a una segunda persona por el robo en las 22 iglesias y ermitas

(Spain)

Second person arrested for robberies of 22 churches and chapels

Alberto Abascal (2015). Detienen a una segunda persona por el robo en las 22 iglesias y ermitas. Diario Palentino. 31 August.

Thief steals war memorial plaque featuring his great-grandfather's name and tries to sell it for scrap

(United Kingdom)

Colin McNeill (2015). Thief steals war memorial plaque featuring his great-grandfather's name and tries to sell it for scrap. The Herald. 31 August.

Queenstown man won't serve time in theft of $3.5 million stained-glass windows

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley (2015). Queenstown man won't serve time in theft of $3.5 million stained-glass windows. The Baltimore Sun. 31 August.

Frenar invasiones en las zonas arqueológicas, pide Lilia Mendoza

(Mexico)

Curb incursions at archaeological sites says Lilia Mendoza

NSS Oaxaca (2015). Frenar invasiones en las zonas arqueológicas, pide Lilia Mendoza. NSS Oaxaca. 31 August.