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Articles for March 2016

319 articles found.

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC

(Mali)

AFP (2016). Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC. The Guardian. 1 March.

Moncton's Assumption Gallery has 2 paintings stolen

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Moncton's Assumption Gallery has 2 paintings stolen. CBC. 1 March.

What do we really know about Islamic State's role in illicit antiquities trade?

(Iraq; Syria)

Christina Ruiz (2016). What do we really know about Islamic State's role in illicit antiquities trade?. The Art Newspaper. 1 March.

Gang may have stolen antiquities for Chinese market, says expert

(United Kingdom; China)

Jessica Elgot (2016). Gang may have stolen antiquities for Chinese market, says expert. The Guardian. 1 March.

Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns

(United Kingdom)

Cahil Milmo (2016). Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns. The Independent. 1 March.

Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters

(General)

James Harkin (2016). Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters. Smithsonian. 1 March.

Failed rhino heist brings Dead Zoo Gang to justice

(United Kingdom; China)

Leo Hornak (2016). Failed rhino heist brings Dead Zoo Gang to justice. PRI. 1 March.

The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft

(United States of America)

Sharon Mizota (2016). The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft. Los Angeles Times. 1 March.

Fourteen men convicted of plotting to steal £57m of Chinese artefacts

(United Kingdom)

Pete Walker (2016). Fourteen men convicted of plotting to steal £57m of Chinese artefacts. The Guardian. 1 March.

Museum raids: Cambridge Fitzwilliam unlikely to get jade back, says expert

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Museum raids: Cambridge Fitzwilliam unlikely to get jade back, says expert. BBC News. 1 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Temple of Bel

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Temple of Bel. BBC News. 1 March.

The Heroic Effort to Digitally Reconstruct Lost Monuments

(General)

Katie Nodjimbadem (2016). The Heroic Effort to Digitally Reconstruct Lost Monuments. Smithsonian. 1 March.

Rs 1.58 L jewellery theft at Vaishno Devi temple

(India)

Pune Mirror (2016). Rs 1.58 L jewellery theft at Vaishno Devi temple. Pune Mirror. 1 March.

Osuna restaurará el acueducto saqueado y pedirá a la Junta que lo declare BIC

(Spain)

Osuna to restore the aqueduct looted for stone and the Junta will declare it BIC

Andalucía Centro (2016). Osuna restaurará el acueducto saqueado y pedirá a la Junta que lo declare BIC. Andalucía Centro. 1 March.

Stolen idol produced in court

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Stolen idol produced in court. Business Standard. 1 March.

RETURNED: 30-years after being stolen from Wilberfore Museum, precious Barachin cup is back in Hull

(United Kingdom)

Tareq Haddad (2016). RETURNED: 30-years after being stolen from Wilberfore Museum, precious Barachin cup is back in Hull. Hull Daily Mail. 2 March.

Sotheby's halts auction of Detroit mosaics

(United States of America)

Louis Aguilar (2016). Sotheby's halts auction of Detroit mosaics. The Detroit News. 2 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: Tell of Qarqur

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: Tell of Qarqur. BBC News. 2 March.

कुटी रोड के मंदिर से शिवलिंग चोरी

(India)

Amar Ujala (2016). कुटी रोड के मंदिर से शिवलिंग चोरी. Amar Ujala. 2 March.

A theft in Old Believers' community in western Ukraine

(Ukraine)

Ukraine Today (2016). A theft in Old Believers' community in western Ukraine. Ukraine Today. 2 March.

Egypt struggles to halt sale of artifacts at Dutch auction house

(Netherlands; Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2016). Egypt struggles to halt sale of artifacts at Dutch auction house. The Cairo Post. 2 March.

In icon centre, Uma Parmeshwari reunites with Nataraja after 8 years

(India)

Deccan Chronicle (2016). In icon centre, Uma Parmeshwari reunites with Nataraja after 8 years. Deccan Chronicle. 2 March.

Looted ancient sculptures found in Slovenia refugee tent

(Slovenia)

AFP (2016). Looted ancient sculptures found in Slovenia refugee tent. The Straits Times. 3 March.

Stolen Buddha Head Displayed at Museum of China in Beijing

(China; Taiwan)

Francis Eduard Ang (2016). Stolen Buddha Head Displayed at Museum of China in Beijing. Yibada. 3 March.

'Stringent action in temple thefts must'

(India)

TNN (2016). 'Stringent action in temple thefts must'. The Times of India. 3 March.

Justice still lags for Nazi victims

(United States of America)

Grace Meng (2016). Justice still lags for Nazi victims. The Hill. 3 March.

The great Art hoax of Zagreb's Mimara Museum

(Croatia)

Jonathan Rome (2016). The great Art hoax of Zagreb's Mimara Museum. Examiner. 3 March.

Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Webb (2016). Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study. BBC News. 3 March.

Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place

(United States of America)

Sara Cline (2016). Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place. Arizona Sonora News. 3 March.

Police praised for museum thefts investigation

(United Kingdom; China)

Jonathan Knott (2016). Police praised for museum thefts investigation. Museums Journal. 3 March.

Germany to Continue Funding to Establish Provenance of Looted Art

(Germany)

Alison Smale (2016). Germany to Continue Funding to Establish Provenance of Looted Art. The New York Times. 3 March.

Perú recupera valioso patrimonio cultural

(Peru; Argentina)

Ricardo Burgos (2016). Perú recupera valioso patrimonio cultural. Noticieros Televisa. 3 March.

Lost painting found on steps of Cradley Library

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cousin (2016). Lost painting found on steps of Cradley Library. Halesowen News. 3 March.

Egyptian 'Seven Sacred Oils' relief recovered from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian 'Seven Sacred Oils' relief recovered from Switzerland. Ahram Online. 3 March.

Swiss under pressure over art that Jews were forced to sell

(Switzerland)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Swiss under pressure over art that Jews were forced to sell. The Art Newspaper. 3 March.

US Returns Stolen Historic Documents to Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Patrick Reevell (2016). US Returns Stolen Historic Documents to Russia. ABC United States. 3 March.

Stolen Abraham Barachin cup returned to Hull after 30 years

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Abraham Barachin cup returned to Hull after 30 years. BBC News. 3 March.

Stolen sculpture prompts Cheltenham gallery appeal

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen sculpture prompts Cheltenham gallery appeal. BBC News. 3 March.

Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report

(United States of America)

Ryan Steadman (2016). Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report. Observer. 3 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: Aleppo's minaret

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: Aleppo's minaret. BBC News. 3 March.

Austria Appeals $9 Million Compensation Verdict in Missing Klimt and Schiele Case

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austria Appeals $9 Million Compensation Verdict in Missing Klimt and Schiele Case. ArtNet News. 3 March.

Kennewick Man: Build bridges to prevent a repeat of ill will

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2016). Kennewick Man: Build bridges to prevent a repeat of ill will. Seattle Times. 3 March.

Never Too Late: US Gives Back Historic Documents Stolen From Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Sputnik News (2016). Never Too Late: US Gives Back Historic Documents Stolen From Russia. Sputnik News. 3 March.

Ancient Egypt tablet back after collector notified officials

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient Egypt tablet back after collector notified officials. The Daily Mail. 3 March.

Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting

(Syria)

Associated Press (2016). Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting. The Daily Mail. 3 March.

Cops crack Pimpri temple theft case, 3 in net

(India)

TNN (2016). Cops crack Pimpri temple theft case, 3 in net. The Times of India. 4 March.

French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein

(France; Liechtenstein)

Vincent Noce (2016). French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates

(Germany)

Anny Shaw (2016). How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Court Sides With Artist Against UPS Over Stolen Paintings

(United States of America)

Celia Ampel (2016). Court Sides With Artist Against UPS Over Stolen Paintings. Daily Business Review. 4 March.

Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie

(United States of America)

Carlos Andres López (2016). Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.

A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World

(United States of America)

Oliver Roeder (2016). A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World. FiveThirtyEight. 4 March.

Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint. ArtNet News. 4 March.

Long battle rages over Franz West's estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2016). Long battle rages over Franz West's estate. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US

(United States of America; Romania)

Reuters (2016). Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US. New York Post. 4 March.

N.L. artist upset after painting sent through Canada Post is stolen

(Canada)

Andrew Sampson (2016). N.L. artist upset after painting sent through Canada Post is stolen. CBC. 4 March.

British tourist arrested in Peru for posing naked at ancient Machu Picchu site

(Peru)

John Shammas (2016). British tourist arrested in Peru for posing naked at ancient Machu Picchu site. Mirror. 4 March.

Treasure hunters ravage temples

(India)

Ravi P. Benjamin (2016). Treasure hunters ravage temples. The Hans India. 4 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Lion of al-Lat

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Lion of al-Lat. BBC News. 4 March.

Vaishno devi temple: Security guard, aides held for theft

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Vaishno devi temple: Security guard, aides held for theft. The Indian Express. 4 March.

5 held, ornaments stolen from temple recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 5 held, ornaments stolen from temple recovered. Business Standard. 4 March.

Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE

(Mexico)

Nancy De León (2016). Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE. Entre Líneas. 5 March.

India's Lost Treasures

(India; United Kingdom; Pakistan)

Tripti Nath (2016). India's Lost Treasures. The Free Press Journal. 5 March.

Bid to smuggle antiquities foiled, two arrested

(Pakistan)

Sadia Qasim Shah (2016). Bid to smuggle antiquities foiled, two arrested. Dawn. 5 March.

Priceless artifacts stolen from cellar of Islamic summit tower in Lahore

(Pakistan)

Fayyaz Hussain (2016). Priceless artifacts stolen from cellar of Islamic summit tower in Lahore. Daily Pakistan. 5 March.

Timbuktu Shrines Trial: Why the Destruction of Cultural Heritage is History Repeating Itself

(Mali)

John Darlington (2016). Timbuktu Shrines Trial: Why the Destruction of Cultural Heritage is History Repeating Itself. Newsweek. 5 March.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in TN

(India)

Web India 123 (2016). Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in TN. Web India 123. 5 March.

Rs 5 lakh worth gold, silver looted from Odisha temple

(India)

Odisha Sun Times (2016). Rs 5 lakh worth gold, silver looted from Odisha temple. Odisha Sun Times. 5 March.

Valuables worth 1.5 lakhstolen from Maradu temple

(India)

The Times of India (2016). Valuables worth 1.5 lakhstolen from Maradu temple. The Times of India. 5 March.

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

(France)

AFP (2016). 'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items. The Journal. 6 March.

Probe into Summit Minar Museum theft begins

(Pakistan)

Ashraf Javed (2016). Probe into Summit Minar Museum theft begins. The Nation. 6 March.

Police recover school's stolen artwork

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Police recover school's stolen artwork. Juneau Empire. 6 March.

How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?

(United States of America)

Samuel J. Redman (2016). How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?. History News Network. 6 March.

Jaro archbishop suspends priest over treasure hunt in ancient cemetery

(Philippines)

Anne Fernandez (2016). Jaro archbishop suspends priest over treasure hunt in ancient cemetery. Inter Aksyon. 6 March.

Temple burgled: idol and valuables stolen

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Temple burgled: idol and valuables stolen. The Hindu. 6 March.

Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks. Hyperallergic. 7 March.

Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme Court

(United States of America; Russia)

Ingrid Burke (2016). Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme Court. The Moscow Times. 7 March.

Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov (2016). Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 7 March.

Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains

(United States of America)

Amy Morris (2016). Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains. Indian Country Today. 7 March.

How French Art Police Are Hunting ISIS Antiquities Racket

(France)

Dominique Perrin (2016). How French Art Police Are Hunting ISIS Antiquities Racket. World Crunch. 7 March.

Master and Commander coat stolen

(United States of America)

Daniel Powell (2016). Master and Commander coat stolen. The San Diego Reader. 7 March.

Egypt to send 293 artifacts to UK, historic lantern retrieved in London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Egypt to send 293 artifacts to UK, historic lantern retrieved in London. Egypt Independent. 7 March.

The Battle for Picasso's Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire

(France)

Milton Esterow (2016). The Battle for Picasso's Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire. Vanity Fair. 7 March.

From the Elgin marbles to the Cambridge cockerel, it's time to return stolen goods

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Glennie (2016). From the Elgin marbles to the Cambridge cockerel, it's time to return stolen goods. The Guardian. 7 March.

Elderly pair held after 3,000 French church objects found

(France)

Expatica (2016). Elderly pair held after 3,000 French church objects found. Expatica. 7 March.

The fall of Nelson's Column 50 years on

(Ireland)

Billy O'Riordan (2016). The fall of Nelson's Column 50 years on. Irish Examiner. 7 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: Mar Elian Monastery

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: Mar Elian Monastery. BBC News. 7 March.

'This is living antiquity': the director of the Hermitage wants to rebuild Palmyra

(Syria; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). 'This is living antiquity': the director of the Hermitage wants to rebuild Palmyra. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

Upper Egypt's Mallawi Museum has recovered 91%of artifacts looted in 2013

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2016). Upper Egypt's Mallawi Museum has recovered 91%of artifacts looted in 2013. The Cairo Post. 7 March.

Temple Theft: Role of Migrant Workers in Crime Suspected

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Temple Theft: Role of Migrant Workers in Crime Suspected. The New Indian Express. 7 March.

Priceless palm leaf manuscripts go missing at Odisha State Museum

(India)

Satyasundar Barik (2016). Priceless palm leaf manuscripts go missing at Odisha State Museum. The Hindu. 8 March.

Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home

(United States of America)

Kayla Desroches (2016). Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home. KNBA. 8 March.

Benin Bronze "permanently removed" from Jesus hall

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Stevie Hertz (2016). Benin Bronze "permanently removed" from Jesus hall. The Cambridge Student. 8 March.

Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka. The Art Newspaper. 8 March.

Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish

(New Zealand)

Anne Gibson (2016). Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish. The New Zealand Herald. 8 March.

Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes

(Venezuela)

Graves of priests desecrated and robbed

Dalila Itriago (2016). Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes. El Nacional. 8 March.

Covert scan of museum's Nefertiti bust appears to be hoax

(Germany; Egypt)

Cory Doctorow (2016). Covert scan of museum's Nefertiti bust appears to be hoax. BoingBoing. 8 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The unacceptable poet

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The unacceptable poet. BBC News. 8 March.

More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed

(United States of America)

Mallory Sofastaii (2016). More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed. ABC United States. 8 March.

Cambridge is considering returning a stolen 100-year-old bronze cockerel to Nigeria

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Lily Kuo (2016). Cambridge is considering returning a stolen 100-year-old bronze cockerel to Nigeria. Quartz. 9 March.

Museum has a history of theft, missing manuscripts

(India)

Satyasundar Barik (2016). Museum has a history of theft, missing manuscripts. The Hindu. 9 March.

This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle

(Spain)

Jessica Jones (2016). This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle. The Local. 9 March.

Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion

(United States of America)

Jenna Lyons (2016). Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion. SFGate. 9 March.

The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice.

(France)

Jeff Maysh (2016). The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice.. Smithsonian. 9 March.

Precious Art Stolen from India Is Being Brought Back. Thanks to One Man and His Extraordinary Team

(India)

Tanaya Singh (2016). Precious Art Stolen from India Is Being Brought Back. Thanks to One Man and His Extraordinary Team. The Better India. 9 March.

The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America

(United States of America)

Keri Geiger (2016). The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America. Bloomberg. 9 March.

Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book

(France)

Gareth Harris (2016). Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book. The Art Newspaper. 9 March.

El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría

(Mexico)

INAH failed to protect the archaeological sites of the country: audit

Nayeli Roldán (2016). El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría. Animal Politico. 9 March.

Saratoga man charged with selling art made of elephant ivory

(United States of America)

Jill Tucker (2016). Saratoga man charged with selling art made of elephant ivory. SFGate. 9 March.

Chimpanzee in top hat and rhino head with fibreglass horn among TV props worth £100,000 stolen from taxidermy warehouse

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett (2016). Chimpanzee in top hat and rhino head with fibreglass horn among TV props worth £100,000 stolen from taxidermy warehouse. The Telegraph. 9 March.

Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie

(Canada)

Kenneth Jackson (2016). Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie. APTN. 9 March.

INAH tolera destrucción de zona arqueológica en proyecto inmobiliario (fotos y video)

(Mexico)

INAM allows the destruction of an archaeological site for a road projects

Sebastián Barragán (2016). INAH tolera destrucción de zona arqueológica en proyecto inmobiliario (fotos y video). Sipse. 9 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Genie of Nimrud

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Genie of Nimrud. BBC News. 9 March.

Cambridge college removes stolen Benin bronze cockerel

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

The News (2016). Cambridge college removes stolen Benin bronze cockerel. The News. 9 March.

Thai court orders ex-CIB commissioner's 25 million baht worth of assets seized

(Thailand)

Thai Visa (2016). Thai court orders ex-CIB commissioner's 25 million baht worth of assets seized. Thai Visa. 9 March.

Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue

(United Kingdom; Russia; Greece)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue. The Art Newspaper. 9 March.

Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2016). Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested. Murcia Today. 9 March.

Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000. Business Standard. 9 March.

Temple theft case: police custody of main accused extended

(India)

TNN (2016). Temple theft case: police custody of main accused extended. The Times of India. 10 March.

World War I message that told troops conflict was over is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Dean Kirby (2016). World War I message that told troops conflict was over is stolen. The Independent. 10 March.

UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage

(Syria; France; Switzerland)

UNESCO (2016). UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage. UNESCO. 10 March.

Nefertiti 3-D Scanning Project in Germany Raises Doubts

(United States of America)

Charly Wilder (2016). Nefertiti 3-D Scanning Project in Germany Raises Doubts. The New York Times. 10 March.

Roban una pieza del paso de misterio del Ecce - Homo

(Spain)

Piece of the paso de misterio of Ecce-Homo stolen.

A. Cañadas (2016). Roban una pieza del paso de misterio del Ecce - Homo. Cofrademania. 10 March.

The Dream of Treasure Keeps Paraguayans Digging

(Paraguay)

Jonathan Gilbert (2016). The Dream of Treasure Keeps Paraguayans Digging. The New York Times. 10 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Armenian church in Deir al-Zour

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Armenian church in Deir al-Zour. BBC News. 10 March.

Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions

(United States of America; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

Man in court after stealing matchstick model of Darlington's covered market while drunk

(United Kingdom)

The Northern Echo (2016). Man in court after stealing matchstick model of Darlington's covered market while drunk. The Northern Echo. 10 March.

ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York

(United States of America; India)

ICE (2016). ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York. ICE. 11 March.

Antiquities: The Spoils of War

(Syria; Iraq)

Georgina Adam (2016). Antiquities: The Spoils of War. Financial Times. 11 March.

Egyptian embassy could buy Sekhemka statue and loan it to British Museum

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Paul Lynch (2016). Egyptian embassy could buy Sekhemka statue and loan it to British Museum. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 11 March.

Escalating the War on Looting

(Syria; Iraq)

Celestine Bohlen (2016). Escalating the War on Looting. The New York Times. 11 March.

Keeping it real in the art world

(General)

Jan Dalley (2016). Keeping it real in the art world. Financial Times. 11 March.

Buddha's return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei

(China; Taiwan)

Lucy Hornby (2016). Buddha's return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei. Financial Times. 11 March.

To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces

(Syria; Iraq)

Catherine Chapman (2016). To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces. Vice. 11 March.

To solve the world's biggest art heist, engage a community's outrage

(General)

Stephen Kurkjian (2016). To solve the world's biggest art heist, engage a community's outrage. Tampa Bay Times. 11 March.

Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures

(United States of America; India)

Colin Moynihan (2016). Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures. The New York Times. 11 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal. BBC News. 11 March.

Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts

(United Kingdom)

Diane King (2016). Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts. Edinburgh Evening News. 12 March.

Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums

(Australia)

Rosemary Neill (2016). Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums. The Australian. 12 March.

Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques

(Nigeria)

Okorie Uguru (2016). Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques. The Nation. 12 March.

Cómo se roban la historia siria

(Syria)

Juan David Torres Duarte (2016). Cómo se roban la historia siria. El Espectador. 12 March.

Former teacher calls for valuable art to be returned for pupils

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2016). Former teacher calls for valuable art to be returned for pupils. The Guardian. 12 March.

One mystery leads to another

(United States of America)

John Wilkens (2016). One mystery leads to another. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 12 March.

The man who blew up Nelson

(Ireland)

BBC News (2016). The man who blew up Nelson. BBC News. 12 March.

The antiquities looting crisis in the Middle East

(General)

George Richards (2016). The antiquities looting crisis in the Middle East. Al Jazeera. 12 March.

Temple theft case: two arrested

(India; Bangladesh)

The Hindu (2016). Temple theft case: two arrested. The Hindu. 12 March.

मूर्ति उठाने आए बदमाशों ने होमगार्ड पर झोंका फायर

(India)

Theft in temple, guard fired on

Amar Ujala (2016). मूर्ति उठाने आए बदमाशों ने होमगार्ड पर झोंका फायर. Amar Ujala. 12 March.

Profanan funerario de Centro Arqueológico de Qotakalli a plena luz del día

(Peru)

Cemetery of the archaeological site of Qotakalli looted in broad daylight

La Republica (2016). Profanan funerario de Centro Arqueológico de Qotakalli a plena luz del día. La Republica. 12 March.

Returning the hatchet: Governments are starting to return treasures to their neighbours

(General)

The Economist (2016). Returning the hatchet: Governments are starting to return treasures to their neighbours. The Economist. 12 March.

Quarry workers 'erasing history' in Antalya with soap, sponge

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2016). Quarry workers 'erasing history' in Antalya with soap, sponge. Hurriyet Daily News. 12 March.

Violence, dead bufallo, stolen idol raise tensions in Agra district

(India)

TNN (2016). Violence, dead bufallo, stolen idol raise tensions in Agra district. The Times of India. 13 March.

Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2016). Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations. The Telegraph. 13 March.

Córdoba rejects Catholic church's claim to own mosque-cathedral

(Spain)

Stephen Burgen (2016). Córdoba rejects Catholic church's claim to own mosque-cathedral. The Guardian. 13 March.

Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks

(United States of America)

M. Thomas (2016). Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 13 March.

Francis Bacon Paintings Worth £23m 'Stolen'

(Spain)

Sky News (2016). Francis Bacon Paintings Worth £23m 'Stolen'. Sky News. 13 March.

The Copycat Economy

(General)

Helena Pike (2016). The Copycat Economy. Business of Fashion. 14 March.

800gm silver articles stolen from temple

(India)

TNN (2016). 800gm silver articles stolen from temple. The Times of India. 14 March.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo (2016). Cementerios salitreros en alerta. La Tercera. 14 March.

Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court. The Art Newspaper. 14 March.

La Iglesia de Jaén reza en desagravio tras el robo de la Custodia de Las Bernardas

(Spain)

The church of Jaén prays for help after the theft of the Custodia of Las Bernardas.

Javier López (2016). La Iglesia de Jaén reza en desagravio tras el robo de la Custodia de Las Bernardas. ABC España. 14 March.

'Worse Than Ruin Porn:' Detroit Writer on the West Side House Exported to Europe

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Alan Stamm (2016). 'Worse Than Ruin Porn:' Detroit Writer on the West Side House Exported to Europe. Deadline Detroit. 14 March.

13 Maya Villagers Stand Trial in Belize

(Belize)

Danielle DeLuca (2016). 13 Maya Villagers Stand Trial in Belize. IC Magazine. 14 March.

Paris auction porters go on trial for alleged 'pilfering' of thousands of items

(France)

Jon Henley (2016). Paris auction porters go on trial for alleged 'pilfering' of thousands of items. The Guardian. 14 March.

A Life-or-Death Hunt for Tree Thieves

(Thailand)

Jason Motlagh (2016). A Life-or-Death Hunt for Tree Thieves. National Geographic. 14 March.

New York Trial Date Set and New Details Emerge in Picasso Sculpture Dispute

(United States of America)

Art Forum (2016). New York Trial Date Set and New Details Emerge in Picasso Sculpture Dispute. Art Forum. 14 March.

जौनपुर में मंदिर से मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Sculptures Stolen from Temple in Jaunpur

Navbharat Times (2016). जौनपुर में मंदिर से मूर्तियां चोरी. Navbharat Times. 14 March.

6 out of 6: ALL of Syria's UNESCO Heritage Sites damaged or destroyed during civil war

(Syria)

RT (2016). 6 out of 6: ALL of Syria's UNESCO Heritage Sites damaged or destroyed during civil war. RT. 15 March.

Colombia y EE.UU. renuevan hasta 2021 su acuerdo sobre patrimonio cultural

(Colombia; United States of America)

Colombia and US renew their cultural heritage agreement until 2021

EFE (2016). Colombia y EE.UU. renuevan hasta 2021 su acuerdo sobre patrimonio cultural. RCN. 15 March.

Theft of ancient idol: Himachal trying to extradite suspect from Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS (2016). Theft of ancient idol: Himachal trying to extradite suspect from Nepal. Business Standard. 15 March.

What It's Like Having a Rare Instrument Stolen

(United States of America)

Doyle Armbrust (2016). What It's Like Having a Rare Instrument Stolen. Chicago Magazine. 15 March.

Fire destroys roof of historic Wythenshawe Hall in Manchester

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Fire destroys roof of historic Wythenshawe Hall in Manchester. BBC News. 15 March.

Were investors conned into buying rare manuscripts?

(France)

BBC News (2016). Were investors conned into buying rare manuscripts?. BBC News. 15 March.

Federal Agents Seize What They Called an Illicit Antiquity Headed for Asia Week

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Federal Agents Seize What They Called an Illicit Antiquity Headed for Asia Week. The New York Times. 15 March.

Russian deputy culture minister detained on embezzlement charges

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian deputy culture minister detained on embezzlement charges. The Art Newspaper. 15 March.

EU Ready to Allocate 7.5 Million Euros for Preservation of Egyptian Heritage Sites

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2016). EU Ready to Allocate 7.5 Million Euros for Preservation of Egyptian Heritage Sites. Egyptian Streets. 15 March.

400 year-old ancient statues stolen from a temple in Odisha

(India)

Odisha Sun Times Bureau (2016). 400 year-old ancient statues stolen from a temple in Odisha. Odisha Sun Times. 15 March.

China Fights Losing Battle Against Tomb Raiders

(China)

Frank Fang (2016). China Fights Losing Battle Against Tomb Raiders. The Epoch Times. 16 March.

American tourist sneaks into ancient Jerusalem cave in overnight treasure hunt

(Israel)

Alexander J. Apfel (2016). American tourist sneaks into ancient Jerusalem cave in overnight treasure hunt. Ynet News. 16 March.

France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey (2016). France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 16 March.

The Trouble With the Maadana: Could an Israeli national symbol be a fake?

(Israel)

Daniel Estrin (2016). The Trouble With the Maadana: Could an Israeli national symbol be a fake?. New Republic. 16 March.

Why Egypt is placing its pyramids under military protection

(Egypt)

Safinaa Mounir (2016). Why Egypt is placing its pyramids under military protection. Al Monitor. 16 March.

Son of Punk To Burn Multi-Million Pound Collection Of Sex Pistols Memorabilia

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst (2016). Son of Punk To Burn Multi-Million Pound Collection Of Sex Pistols Memorabilia. Artlyst. 16 March.

Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery

(United States of America; Afghanistan)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery. The New York Times. 16 March.

When it comes to ancient treasures, are we owners, thieves or caretakers?

(United Kingdom)

Lynne Mortimer (2016). When it comes to ancient treasures, are we owners, thieves or caretakers?. Eastern Daily Press. 16 March.

Norwegian 'witch' books stolen by Nazis found

(Norway; Czech Republic)

The Local (2016). Norwegian 'witch' books stolen by Nazis found. The Local. 16 March.

'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). 'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 16 March.

Thai gardener whose $20 mn heist caused Blue Diamond Affair becomes monk

(Thailand; Saudi Arabia)

AFP (2016). Thai gardener whose $20 mn heist caused Blue Diamond Affair becomes monk. Hindustan Times. 17 March.

Thousands of rare artefacts at risk, says archaelogy director

(Pakistan)

APP (2016). Thousands of rare artefacts at risk, says archaelogy director. Daily Times. 17 March.

Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Unpaved street leads looting of archaeological site

Verónica De la Luz (2016). Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica. E-consulta. 17 March.

Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos

(Peru)

Intensive patrols enlisted to protect 50 archaeological sites

RPP (2016). Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos. RPP. 17 March.

Rama idol stolen from Kashi temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Rama idol stolen from Kashi temple. The Times of India. 17 March.

Crooks swipe Joe DiMaggio's baseball bat and ball from Times Square attraction

(United States of America)

Tina More (2016). Crooks swipe Joe DiMaggio's baseball bat and ball from Times Square attraction. New York Post. 17 March.

How a promising musician stole a violin worth millions – and got away with it

(United States of America)

The Washington Post (2016). How a promising musician stole a violin worth millions – and got away with it. The Times-Picayune. 17 March.

Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging

(United States of America)

Carlos R. Munoz (2016). Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging. Herald-Tribune. 17 March.

Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple

(United States of America)

Hoa Quach (2016). Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple. My News LA. 17 March.

Special squad of Italian art police crack case of Verona museum theft, arrest 13 suspects

(Italy)

Jenny Starrs (2016). Special squad of Italian art police crack case of Verona museum theft, arrest 13 suspects. The Washington Post. 17 March.

Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto

(Canada; Iraq)

Jillian D'Amours (2016). Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto. Middle East Eye. 17 March.

How The Isabella Gardner Art Heist Reveals the Difference Between an Answer and a Solution

(United States of America)

Madeleine D'Angelo (2016). How The Isabella Gardner Art Heist Reveals the Difference Between an Answer and a Solution. BC Heights. 17 March.

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

(United States of America; India; Pakistan; Afghanistan; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling. The New York Times. 17 March.

TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?. Hyperallergic. 17 March.

With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again

(Spain)

Claire Voon (2016). With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again. Hyperallergic. 18 March.

Egyptian bid to buy Sekhemka statue back for £15m is 'unethical', says action group

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch (2016). Egyptian bid to buy Sekhemka statue back for £15m is 'unethical', says action group. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 18 March.

Return Benin Bronze Cockerel, FG Pleads With British Govt

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Chika Okeke (2016). Return Benin Bronze Cockerel, FG Pleads With British Govt. Leadership. 18 March.

Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages. ArtNet News. 18 March.

German museum seeks funding to purchase looted Kirchner

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German museum seeks funding to purchase looted Kirchner. The Art Newspaper. 18 March.

Old law prevents preserving war sites

(Bangladesh)

Imam Hossain (2016). Old law prevents preserving war sites. Prothom Alo. 18 March.

Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts?

(General)

Tiffany Jenkins (2016). Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts?. Aeon. 18 March.

The Plot Thickens in Bouvier Case, As Picasso Stepdaughter's Story Is Questioned

(Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). The Plot Thickens in Bouvier Case, As Picasso Stepdaughter's Story Is Questioned. ArtNet News. 18 March.

Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case

(United States of America; India; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case. The New York Times. 18 March.

Maricopa man who claimed artifacts were stolen gets prison for insurance fraud

(United States of America)

Christopher Silavong (2016). Maricopa man who claimed artifacts were stolen gets prison for insurance fraud. AZ Central. 18 March.

Ramon Santiago art sales dispute goes to court

(United States of America)

David Andreatta (2016). Ramon Santiago art sales dispute goes to court. Democrat & Chronicle. 18 March.

Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years. The Art Newspaper. 18 March.

Britain hands over warship artefacts to ATM

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

The Sun Daily (2016). Britain hands over warship artefacts to ATM. The Sun Daily. 18 March.

Samuel Andrew Hardy: archaeomafias traffic antiquities as well as drugs

(General)

Sam Hardy (2016). Samuel Andrew Hardy: archaeomafias traffic antiquities as well as drugs. UNESCO. 19 March.

Convicted art thief who vandalised Monet painting apologises

(Ireland)

Patrick O'Connell (2016). Convicted art thief who vandalised Monet painting apologises. Sunday World. 19 March.

Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana

(United States of America)

Chris Jennewein (2016). Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana. My News LA. 19 March.

Three arrested for 'stealing' panchaloha idols

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Three arrested for 'stealing' panchaloha idols. The Hindu. 19 March.

Cary arts group rethinks security measures after paintings stolen

(United States of America)

WRAL (2016). Cary arts group rethinks security measures after paintings stolen. WRAL. 20 March.

Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC directs IO's personal appearance

(India)

Marouf Ahmad Parray (2016). Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC directs IO's personal appearance. Kashmir Reader. 20 March.

Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes

(United States of America)

Gus Thomson (2016). Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes. Auburn Journal. 20 March.

A question of morality

(Nigeria)

The Nation (2016). A question of morality. The Nation. 20 March.

UK teens face theft charges in Poland over Auschwitz items

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Associated Press (2016). UK teens face theft charges in Poland over Auschwitz items. The Times of Israel. 21 March.

Protector left unprotected

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar (2016). Protector left unprotected. The Hindu. 21 March.

Lawyer arrested for stealing books from Hyderabad HC

(India)

IANS (2016). Lawyer arrested for stealing books from Hyderabad HC. The Times of India. 21 March.

Talk explores ties South American art collector had with Taranaki carvings

(New Zealand)

Deena Coster (2016). Talk explores ties South American art collector had with Taranaki carvings. Taranaki Daily News. 21 March.

Benin royals applaud Cambridge move on "Okukor"

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Vanguard (2016). Benin royals applaud Cambridge move on "Okukor". Vanguard. 21 March.

An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies

(Italy)

Britaly Post (2016). An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies. Britaly Post. 21 March.

Stolen artefacts stashed by British art dealer are returned to Italy

(Italy; United Kingdom)

AFP (2016). Stolen artefacts stashed by British art dealer are returned to Italy. The Guardian. 22 March.

7 kalasams stolen from temple in Pallavaram

(India)

TNN (2016). 7 kalasams stolen from temple in Pallavaram. The Times of India. 22 March.

Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks

(Belgium)

Anny Shaw (2016). Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.

Mystery over missing painting in Limerick

(Ireland)

Fintan Walsh (2016). Mystery over missing painting in Limerick. Limerick Leader. 22 March.

10 «valiosas» obras robadas en el último gran expolio de arte sacro no aparecen

(Spain)

10 valuable works stolen in the recent large plundering of sacred are have not been found

I. Elices (2016). 10 «valiosas» obras robadas en el último gran expolio de arte sacro no aparecen. Diario de Burgos. 22 March.

Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Jamie Schram (2016). Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture. New York Post. 22 March.

Stolen ancient Egyptian statue on its way back from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Stolen ancient Egyptian statue on its way back from Belgium. Ahram Online. 22 March.

Flying saucer stolen in Roswell (really)

(United States of America)

Lauren Villagran (2016). Flying saucer stolen in Roswell (really). Albuquerque Journal. 22 March.

Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals. The Hans India. 22 March.

Rare advertising boards stolen from museum in Ramsey

(United Kingdom)

The Hunts Post (2016). Rare advertising boards stolen from museum in Ramsey. The Hunts Post. 22 March.

La diócesis estima que el 70%de las piezas sustraídas en este siglo han sido recuperadas

(Spain)

The diocese estimated that 70%of the pieces stolen in this century have been recovered

Diario de Burgos (2016). La diócesis estima que el 70%de las piezas sustraídas en este siglo han sido recuperadas. Diario de Burgos. 22 March.

World's most expensive plate seized in Turkey

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2016). World's most expensive plate seized in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 22 March.

Trio of rare Viking artefacts reported stolen from church at Sockburn, near Darlington

(United Kingdom)

Charlotte Bowe (2016). Trio of rare Viking artefacts reported stolen from church at Sockburn, near Darlington. The Northern Echo. 23 March.

Will Florence's New App Help Curb Graffiti on Historic Landmarks?

(Italy)

Cait Munro (2016). Will Florence's New App Help Curb Graffiti on Historic Landmarks?. ArtNet News. 23 March.

Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins

(Canada)

Marie-Danielle Smith (2016). Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins. Embassy. 23 March.

UFO crash site found! (Not really. Stolen spaceship dumped in ditch. Really.)

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). UFO crash site found! (Not really. Stolen spaceship dumped in ditch. Really.). Albuquerque Journal. 23 March.

Beloved West Coast painting stolen

(New Zealand)

Joanne Carroll (2016). Beloved West Coast painting stolen. Stuff.co.nz. 23 March.

Bins set alight inside ancient Wemyss cave

(United Kingdom)

Lori Cormack (2016). Bins set alight inside ancient Wemyss cave. Fife Today. 23 March.

Shakespeare's skull 'probably stolen' from Stratford grave

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Shakespeare's skull 'probably stolen' from Stratford grave. BBC News. 23 March.

CCTV images released after theft of rare urn from fine art dealer in Stamford

(United Kingdom)

Rutland & Stamford Mercury (2016). CCTV images released after theft of rare urn from fine art dealer in Stamford. Rutland & Stamford Mercury. 23 March.

Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach

(Liechtenstein; France)

Vincent Noce (2016). Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Paintings and drawings worth £110,000 stolen from house in Falmouth

(United Kingdom)

W. B. Gayle (2016). Paintings and drawings worth £110,000 stolen from house in Falmouth. West Briton. 24 March.

Faking Out Poachers With 3-D-Printed Sea Turtle Eggs

(Nicaragua)

John R. Platt (2016). Faking Out Poachers With 3-D-Printed Sea Turtle Eggs. Takepart. 24 March.

Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'

(United States of America)

The Los Angeles Times (2016). Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'. The Recorder. 24 March.

Revealed: The bizarre items stolen from London's most popular museums

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Bullen (2016). Revealed: The bizarre items stolen from London's most popular museums. Evening Standard. 24 March.

Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah

(Yemen; Israel)

Sandy Rashty (2016). Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah. The Jewish Chronicle. 24 March.

Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish

(India)

Jawhar Sircar (2016). Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Mali rebel 'to admit' Timbuktu mausoleum destruction at ICC

(Mali)

BBC News (2016). Mali rebel 'to admit' Timbuktu mausoleum destruction at ICC. BBC News. 24 March.

Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks

(Belgium)

Rain Embuscado (2016). Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Skulduggery at King's College Cambridge, as expensive 'library skull' goes missing

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News (2016). Skulduggery at King's College Cambridge, as expensive 'library skull' goes missing. Cambridge News. 24 March.

Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue

(United States of America; Pakistan)

The Daily Chappaqua (2016). Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue. The Daily Chappaqua. 24 March.

Pompeii recruits army of spies to root out Mafia corruption and shoddy renovation work at the ancient site

(Italy)

Michael Day (2016). Pompeii recruits army of spies to root out Mafia corruption and shoddy renovation work at the ancient site. The Independent. 25 March.

The Artist Who Moved a Detroit House to Europe Left a Mess Behind

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Claire Voon (2016). The Artist Who Moved a Detroit House to Europe Left a Mess Behind. Hyperallergic. 25 March.

Chinese man arrested on suspicion of planning to sell ancient artefacts he found in tomb buried in backyard

(China)

Catherine Wong (2016). Chinese man arrested on suspicion of planning to sell ancient artefacts he found in tomb buried in backyard. South China Morning Post. 25 March.

Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations

(France)

Elenore Thery (2016). Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations. The Art Newspaper. 25 March.

'I don't think it was taken by an art collector'

(New Zealand)

Kate Pereyra Garcia (2016). 'I don't think it was taken by an art collector'. Radio New Zealand. 25 March.

Stop the Roof Raiders: Lead thieves strike Boxted church as total hit by suspected gang reaches 16 in Suffolk

(United Kingdom)

Matt Reason (2016). Stop the Roof Raiders: Lead thieves strike Boxted church as total hit by suspected gang reaches 16 in Suffolk. East Anglian Daily Times. 25 March.

Yobs set fire to historic Prestwick church and burn ivy from ancient walls

(United Kingdom)

Stuart Wilson (2016). Yobs set fire to historic Prestwick church and burn ivy from ancient walls. Daily Record. 25 March.

Market for Chinese Art Is Increasingly in China

(China)

Scott Reyburn (2016). Market for Chinese Art Is Increasingly in China. The New York Times. 25 March.

Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum

(Pakistan)

Dunya News (2016). Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum. Dunya News. 26 March.

Antiquities: Buying Tips

(General)

Carrie Coolidge (2016). Antiquities: Buying Tips. Barron's. 26 March.

Restoring Syria's pearl of the desert: a reason for optimism amid the storm of terror

(Syria)

Maamoun Abdelkarim (2016). Restoring Syria's pearl of the desert: a reason for optimism amid the storm of terror. The Guardian. 26 March.

Man nabbed with stolen bronze idol in Tasmac shop

(India)

TNN (2016). Man nabbed with stolen bronze idol in Tasmac shop. The Times of India. 27 March.

Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?. Swarajya. 27 March.

A Painted Heart Leaves a Black Mark on an Artist's Record

(United States of America)

Grace Notes (2016). A Painted Heart Leaves a Black Mark on an Artist's Record. The New York Times. 27 March.

Shakespeare's skull: New chapter in hunt for missing head

(United Kingdom)

Rebecca Woods (2016). Shakespeare's skull: New chapter in hunt for missing head. BBC News. 27 March.

Lambayeque: Huaqueros se llevan vestigios Mochica del cerro Las Ánimas

(Peru)

Lambayeque: looter steal Mochica remains at the site of Las Ánimas

Perú21 (2016). Lambayeque: Huaqueros se llevan vestigios Mochica del cerro Las Ánimas. Perú21. 27 March.

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration. Ahram Online. 27 March.

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.

Palmyra liberated: First images of ancient heritage site freed from ISIS (PHOTOS)

(Syria)

RT (2016). Palmyra liberated: First images of ancient heritage site freed from ISIS (PHOTOS). RT. 28 March.

Yale Can Keep Van Gogh Masterpiece as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal

(United States of America; Russia)

Greg Stohr (2016). Yale Can Keep Van Gogh Masterpiece as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal. Bloomberg. 28 March.

Unemployed Iraqis join in looting of antiquities

(Iraq)

Wassim Bassem (2016). Unemployed Iraqis join in looting of antiquities. Al Monitor. 28 March.

Calls for British Museum to surrender Indigenous Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

ABC Australia (2016). Calls for British Museum to surrender Indigenous Gweagal shield. ABC Australia. 28 March.

US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia. BBC News. 28 March.

Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town

(United States of America)

Zita Fletcher (2016). Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town. Catholic Philly. 28 March.

First Pictures Of Palmyra As IS Driven Out

(Syria)

Sky News (2016). First Pictures Of Palmyra As IS Driven Out. Sky News. 28 March.

Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum. The Times Free Press. 28 March.

Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum. Salon. 28 March.

KP government introduces bill to protect, preserve antiquities

(Pakistan)

Business Recorder (2016). KP government introduces bill to protect, preserve antiquities. Business Recorder. 28 March.

CAG holds Directorate of Arts & Culture guilty

(India)

The Shillong Times (2016). CAG holds Directorate of Arts & Culture guilty. The Shillong Times. 28 March.

NGA keeping mum on 1000-year-old Indian goddess statue

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). NGA keeping mum on 1000-year-old Indian goddess statue. The Australian. 29 March.

This Is Not a Banksy: BBC Radio 4

(United Kingdom)

Max Aantjes (2016). This Is Not a Banksy: BBC Radio 4. Student Newspaper. 29 March.

Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura

(Mexico)

Representative of the INAH speaks about the site in Altramura

Jasiel Camacho (2016). Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura. Debate. 29 March.

Family of deceased artist files suit over museum's claims

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo (2016). Family of deceased artist files suit over museum's claims. Korea Times. 29 March.

3 panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

TNN (2016). 3 panchaloha idols stolen from temple. The Times of India. 30 March.

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork

(Cambodia)

WBUR (2016). Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork. WBUR. 30 March.

Thieves steal statue from Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas

(United States of America)

Renee Allen (2016). Thieves steal statue from Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas. KLFY. 30 March.

Why Palmyra is a pawn in Assad's game with the West

(Syria)

Sabine Oelze (2016). Why Palmyra is a pawn in Assad's game with the West. DW. 30 March.

Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine (2016). Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site. BD Live. 30 March.

"El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú

(Peru)

"The Lord of Sipán": a milestone in the history of Perú

Paul Monzón (2016). "El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú. Periodista Digital. 30 March.

Stolen Durga idol returns to Valley after 25 years

(India)

M Aamir Khan (2016). Stolen Durga idol returns to Valley after 25 years. The Tribune. 30 March.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore

(Singapore)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore. ArtNet News. 30 March.

Waiting for Benin bronze from UK

(Nigeria)

Ozolua Uhakheme (2016). Waiting for Benin bronze from UK. The Nation. 30 March.

Tabaré Vázquez expresó preocupación por robo de archivos sobre desaparecidos y la INDDHH denunció intencionalidad de entorpecer investigaciones

(Uruguay)

Tabaré Vázquez expressed concern about the theft of files about the disappeared and the INDDHH denied intent to hinder investigations

La Red 21 (2016). Tabaré Vázquez expresó preocupación por robo de archivos sobre desaparecidos y la INDDHH denunció intencionalidad de entorpecer investigaciones. La Red 21. 30 March.

After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan

(Italy)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan. ArtNet News. 30 March.

Ancient boulder to stay after villagers threatened to chain themselves to it to prevent move

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard (2016). Ancient boulder to stay after villagers threatened to chain themselves to it to prevent move. Mirror. 30 March.

Four held; stolen idols recovered

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Four held; stolen idols recovered. The Hindu. 30 March.

Idols stolen from streetside temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Idols stolen from streetside temple. The Hindu. 30 March.

Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons. Cyprus Mail. 30 March.

Sirsi: Idol of Nandi stolen at Sirsi Temple.

(India)

Sahil Online (2016). Sirsi: Idol of Nandi stolen at Sirsi Temple.. Sahil Online. 30 March.

After 25 years, German doctor returns rare, ancient coin to Israel

(Israel; Germany)

The Canadian Jewish News (2016). After 25 years, German doctor returns rare, ancient coin to Israel. The Canadian Jewish News. 30 March.

ISIS 'Department of Artifacts' document exposes antique loot trade via Turkey (RT EXCLUSIVE)

(Turkey; Syria)

RT (2016). ISIS 'Department of Artifacts' document exposes antique loot trade via Turkey (RT EXCLUSIVE). RT. 31 March.

Bulgaria's Customs Capture Nearly 700 Archaeological Artifacts, Coins at Sofia Airport

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov (2016). Bulgaria's Customs Capture Nearly 700 Archaeological Artifacts, Coins at Sofia Airport. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 31 March.

Senior Bulgarian Civil Servant Caught with Diverse Collection of Archaeological Artifacts, Coins in Anti-Treasure Hunting Raid

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov (2016). Senior Bulgarian Civil Servant Caught with Diverse Collection of Archaeological Artifacts, Coins in Anti-Treasure Hunting Raid. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 31 March.

Man demands to know who's buying his parents' Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Man demands to know who's buying his parents' Nazi-looted art. New York Post. 31 March.

Looters, Tourism, and Racism: Controversy Surrounds 'Discovery' of Lost City in Honduras

(Honduras)

Gabriela Gorbea (2016). Looters, Tourism, and Racism: Controversy Surrounds 'Discovery' of Lost City in Honduras. Vice. 31 March.

89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal

(India)

S. Prasad (2016). 89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal. The Hindu. 31 March.

Jute-Sack Case Heats Up: Ibrahim Mahama Countersues Simchowitz, Ellis King

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman (2016). Jute-Sack Case Heats Up: Ibrahim Mahama Countersues Simchowitz, Ellis King. ArtNews. 31 March.

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson (2016). The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA. Indian Country Today. 31 March.

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

Vong Sokheng (2016). More looted antiquities welcomed home. The Phnom Penh Post. 31 March.

After Wakatak era coins, probe report vanishes

(India)

Vaibhav Ganjapure (2016). After Wakatak era coins, probe report vanishes. The Times of India. 31 March.