Subject: Return

Detenido tras robar donativos de los feligreses y un cofre del siglo XVIII de una iglesia de Puente Genil

(Spain)

Arrest made for theft of parishioner donations and 18th century chest from Puente Genil church

ABC Spain (2017). Detenido tras robar donativos de los feligreses y un cofre del siglo XVIII de una iglesia de Puente Genil. ABC Spain. 5 August.

Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US

(Iraq; United States of America)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US. Al Monitor. 3 August.

Meet the Art World's Antiquities Sleuth

(United Kingdom)

Kelly Crow (2017). Meet the Art World's Antiquities Sleuth. The Wall Street Journal. 2 August.

Famous statue of King Olav vandalised

(Norway)

Oskar Aanmoen (2017). Famous statue of King Olav vandalised. Royal Central. 1 August.

Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors

(United States of America; Lebanon)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors. The New York Times. 1 August.

Stolen Guercino painting will need a year of conservation

(Morocco; Italy)

Hannah McGivern, Stefano Luppi (2017). Stolen Guercino painting will need a year of conservation. The Art Newspaper. 1 August.

Duterte halts hunt for $10bn Marcos hoard

(Philippines)

Richard Lloyd Parry (2017). Duterte halts hunt for $10bn Marcos hoard. The Times. 28 July.

Stolen Sword Recovered in London Auction House

(United Kingdom)

Art Recovery International (2017). Stolen Sword Recovered in London Auction House. Claims Journal. 28 July.

Stolen Nazi-era art found 5 years ago. Public to finally see collection in Switzerland

(Switzerland)

Helena Bachmann (2017). Stolen Nazi-era art found 5 years ago. Public to finally see collection in Switzerland. USA Today. 25 July.

The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history's biggest art heist

(United States of America; Ireland)

T.J. Raphael (2017). The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history's biggest art heist. PRI. 25 July.

New Zealand family's gift bridges 165 years, heals colonial wounds

(Myanmar; New Zealand)

Jacob Goldberg (2017). New Zealand family's gift bridges 165 years, heals colonial wounds. Coconuts Yangon. 24 July.

Sacred ancient objects returned to Australian Indigenous leaders after centuries

(Australia)

The Sun Daily (2017). Sacred ancient objects returned to Australian Indigenous leaders after centuries. The Sun Daily. 24 July.

Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'

(Ireland)

The Journal (2017). Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'. The Journal. 22 July.

Air India loot: Jatin Das' missing painting miraculously resurfaces

(India)

Poulomi Saha (2017). Air India loot: Jatin Das' missing painting miraculously resurfaces. India Today. 21 July.

Jatin Das painting 'stolen' by former ED couriered to Air India

(India)

TNN (2017). Jatin Das painting 'stolen' by former ED couriered to Air India. Times of India. 21 July.

Recovered Stolen Painting Now on Display at SAMFA

(United States of America)

J.J. Maldonado (2017). Recovered Stolen Painting Now on Display at SAMFA. Fox. 20 July.

Artists elated to recover flame-shooting sculptures stolen after Calgary Stampede

(Canada)

Robson Fletcher (2017). Artists elated to recover flame-shooting sculptures stolen after Calgary Stampede. CBC. 20 July.

Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings

(Spain)

BBC News (2017). Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings. BBC News. 19 July.

Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings

(Spain)

Alba Asenjo (2017). Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings. Reuters. 19 July.

Author documents trail of Native American artificats

(United States of America)

Vail Daily (2017). Author documents trail of Native American artificats. Vail Daily. 19 July.

Artist unexpectedly reunited with stolen painting after more than 20 years

(United Kingdom)

Daniel Angelini (2017). Artist unexpectedly reunited with stolen painting after more than 20 years. Swindon Advertiser. 18 July.

British Museum helps return stolen artefact to Uzbekistan

(Uzbekistan)

Dalya Alberge (2017). British Museum helps return stolen artefact to Uzbekistan. The Guardian. 17 July.

Nigeria: When Nigeria Celebrated Return of Stolen Artifacts

(Nigeria)

Nurudeen Oyewole (2017). Nigeria: When Nigeria Celebrated Return of Stolen Artifacts. All Africa. 16 July.

Morocco: Stolen, damaged €6 million Guercino painting returned to Italy

(Morocco; Italy)

Africa Times (2017). Morocco: Stolen, damaged €6 million Guercino painting returned to Italy. Africa Times. 16 July.

AUC hands over to Egypt 5,000 artifacts from past archaeological excavations

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). AUC hands over to Egypt 5,000 artifacts from past archaeological excavations. Ahram Online. 16 July.

Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case

(United States of America; Iraq; United Arab Emirates; Israel)

Michael Press (2017). Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case. Hyperallergic. 14 July.

China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy

(China; Netherlands)

BBC News (2017). China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy. BBC News. 14 July.

Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court

(China; Netherlands)

Liping Gu (2017). Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court. ECNS. 13 July.

Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Leila Amineddoleh (2017). Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot. ArtNet News. 12 July.

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Creede Newton (2017). Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade. Al Jazeera. 12 July.

Stolen by a Russian spy, Dutch painting now returned to German museum

(Germany; United States of America; Russia)

Gaby Reucher (2017). Stolen by a Russian spy, Dutch painting now returned to German museum. DW. 11 July.

Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case

(China; Netherlands)

Caiyu Liu (2017). Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case. Global Times. 11 July.

Idols worth crores yet to be recovered from abroad

(India; Nepal; Hong Kong; Singapore)

R. Sivaraman (2017). Idols worth crores yet to be recovered from abroad. The Hindu. 11 July.

Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US

(Pakistan; United States of America)

Jamal Shahid (2017). Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US. Dawn. 10 July.

Have You Seen Washington, D.C.'s Missing Liberty Bell?

(United States of America)

Allison McNearney (2017). Have You Seen Washington, D.C.'s Missing Liberty Bell?. The Daily Beast. 9 July.

Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

The Washington Post (2017). Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit. The Washington Post. 9 July.

'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say

(United States of America; Iraq)

Steven D'Souza (2017). 'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say. CBC. 9 July.

Minister calls Ohio university to return missing artifacts

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2017). Minister calls Ohio university to return missing artifacts. Daily Sabah. 7 July.

Hobby Lobby's $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible

(United States of America; Iraq)

Julie Zauzmer, Sarah Pulliam Bailey (2017). Hobby Lobby's $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible. The Washington Post. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby Busted for Illegally Importing Thousands of Iraqi Antiquities

(United States of America; Iraq)

Claire Voon (2017). Hobby Lobby Busted for Illegally Importing Thousands of Iraqi Antiquities. Hyperallergic. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby ignored 'red flags' about stolen Iraqi artifacts

(United States of America; Iraq)

Sarah Birnbaum (2017). Hobby Lobby ignored 'red flags' about stolen Iraqi artifacts. PRI. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage

(United States of America; Iraq)

Candida Moss, Joel Baden (2017). Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage. The New York Times. 6 July.

Norway returns stolen antique Buddha sculpture to Myanmar

(Myanmar; Norway)

WQOW (2017). Norway returns stolen antique Buddha sculpture to Myanmar. WQOQ. 6 July.

First Nations heirlooms stolen from Vancouver Island family recovered

(Canada)

Alexa Huffman (2017). First Nations heirlooms stolen from Vancouver Island family recovered. CHEK. 5 July.

3 Cases That Explain Why Restituting Nazi Looted Art Is So Difficult

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). 3 Cases That Explain Why Restituting Nazi Looted Art Is So Difficult. Artsy. 5 July.

Hallaron un documento de Sarmiento gobernador y la Casa Natal quiere conservarlo

(Argentina)

Document of of Sarmiento governer found and the Casa Natal wants to keep it.

Diario La Provincia (2017). Hallaron un documento de Sarmiento gobernador y la Casa Natal quiere conservarlo. Diario La Provincia. 5 July.

Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

(United States of America; Iraq)

Alan Feuer (2017). Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq. The New York Times. 5 July.

Chinese Jade vessels, stolen by prolific thieves in 2005, recovered and sold at auction for 10 times their estimate

(United Kingdom)

Art Daily (2017). Chinese Jade vessels, stolen by prolific thieves in 2005, recovered and sold at auction for 10 times their estimate. Art Daily. 5 July.

Descendants of conquerors to return artifacts stolen during Anglo-Burmese War

(Myanmar; New Zealand)

Coconuts Yangon (2017). Descendants of conquerors to return artifacts stolen during Anglo-Burmese War. Coconuts Yangon. 4 July.

«Corrimos la voz de que si aparecía el Códice Calixtino dejaríamos la investigación»

(Spain)

"We worked with the understanding that if the Codex Calixtinus appeared, we'd close the investigation"

La Voz de Galicia (2017). «Corrimos la voz de que si aparecía el Códice Calixtino dejaríamos la investigación». La Voz de Galicia. 4 July.

Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage

(Cyprus)

Marina Christofides (2017). Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage. Cyprus Mail. 2 July.

In Lagos, lost treasures brings hope in artefacts repatriation

(Nigeria)

Tajudeen Sowole (2017). In Lagos, lost treasures brings hope in artefacts repatriation. The Guardian. 2 July.

FBI helps NI family recover stolen William Conor art

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Tori Watson (2017). FBI helps NI family recover stolen William Conor art. BBC News. 30 June.

Looted Korean royal seals to return home from U.S.

(South Korea; United States of America)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Looted Korean royal seals to return home from U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 30 June.

SI arrested for idol theft, HC calls for case records

(India)

TNN (2017). SI arrested for idol theft, HC calls for case records. The Times of India. 28 June.

Painting stolen decade ago from Belfast family's home is discovered in Chicago

(United Kingdom)

Adrian Rutherford (2017). Painting stolen decade ago from Belfast family's home is discovered in Chicago. Belfast Telegraph. 27 June.

Stolen Antique Shop Sign Returned to Owner

(Thailand)

Teeranai Charuvastra (2017). Stolen Antique Shop Sign Returned to Owner. Khaosod English. 27 June.

Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held. The Indian Express. 25 June.

Severed toe used in famous Yukon cocktail returned with an apology

(Canada)

The Canadian Press (2017). Severed toe used in famous Yukon cocktail returned with an apology. CTV. 23 June.

Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.

(South Korea; United States of America)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 23 June.

ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 23 June.

Pendleton police recover load of missing Indian regalia

(United States of America)

Phil Wright (2017). Pendleton police recover load of missing Indian regalia. East Oregonian. 21 June.

Turkish Hercules on display in Geneva

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Turkish Hercules on display in Geneva. Hurriyet Daily News. 21 June.

Unos ladrones roban la reliquia del hueso de San Hipólito Mártir en una iglesia de Cocentaina

(Spain)

Thieves steal the bone reliquary of San Hipólito Mártir from a Cocentaina church

ABC Spain (2017). Unos ladrones roban la reliquia del hueso de San Hipólito Mártir en una iglesia de Cocentaina. ABC Spain. 21 June.

Bronze statues among loot in Cuernavaca

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily (2017). Bronze statues among loot in Cuernavaca. Mexico News Daily. 20 June.

At British Museum Protest, Australian Aboriginal Activist Demands Repatriation of Ancestor's Shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Isabella SMith (2017). At British Museum Protest, Australian Aboriginal Activist Demands Repatriation of Ancestor's Shield. Hyperallergic. 20 June.

Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US

(Nepal; United States of America)

The Himalayan Times (2017). Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US. The Himalayan Times. 19 June.

Stolen documents bought at yard sale returned to Jack Miner Sanctuary

(Canada)

CTV (2017). Stolen documents bought at yard sale returned to Jack Miner Sanctuary. CTV. 19 June.

Pilfered art returned to Paris Review

(United States of America)

Ian Mohr (2017). Pilfered art returned to Paris Review. Page Six. 19 June.

484 antiques were returned to Egypt: Anany

(Egypt)

Daily News Egypt (2017). 484 antiques were returned to Egypt: Anany. Daily News Egypt. 18 June.

Religious figures returned

(Nepal)

Nepali Times (2017). Religious figures returned. Nepali Times. 18 June.

Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond – review

(India; United Kingdom)

Anthony Sattin (2017). Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond – review. The Guardian. 18 June.

Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Raymond Brown (2017). Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears. Cambridge News. 16 June.

Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco

(Italy)

"Periodista Digital" (2017). Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco. Periodista Digital. 16 June.

Recuperan reliquia de Don Bosco que había sido robada

(Italy)

Recovered: relic of Don Bosco that had been stolen

ACI Prensa (2017). Recuperan reliquia de Don Bosco que había sido robada. ACI Prensa. 15 June.

In a Historic First, Australia Agrees to Return Ainu Remains to Japan

(Japan; Australia)

Allison Meier (2017). In a Historic First, Australia Agrees to Return Ainu Remains to Japan. Hyperallergic. 15 June.

Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard. CBS. 14 June.

Diamond in the bluff: Koh-i-noor stories lose their shine

(India; United Kingdom)

Michael Safi (2017). Diamond in the bluff: Koh-i-noor stories lose their shine. The Guardian. 14 June.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco

(Bolivia)

Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete (2017). El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco. Página Siete. 13 June.

Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jessica Gelt (2017). Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy. Los Angeles Times. 13 June.

AUC hands over Egyptian artefacts from 1964 excavation in Fustat

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). AUC hands over Egyptian artefacts from 1964 excavation in Fustat. Ahram Online. 13 June.

Art pieces created for the Taubman, stolen and recovered in NYC

(United States of America)

Caitlin Francis (2017). Art pieces created for the Taubman, stolen and recovered in NYC. WDBJ. 13 June.

En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad

(Mexico)

In Las Choapas, statue of the Virgin of Maternity recovered

Hernán Villarreal (2017). En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad. Presencia. 12 June.

Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2017). Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls. iNews. 12 June.

Stolen tusks returned but suspected 'hermit' thief still at large

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Stolen tusks returned but suspected 'hermit' thief still at large. The Nation. 12 June.

Agency returning tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Jaime Adame (2017). Agency returning tribal artifacts. Arkansas Online. 11 June.

Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village. The Nation. 11 June.

How this exam artwork was stolen from a car, dumped by bins and later mysteriously returned to its owner

(United Kingdom)

Melissa Jones (2017). How this exam artwork was stolen from a car, dumped by bins and later mysteriously returned to its owner. Gloucestershire Live. 9 June.

117 years later: SEE stolen artifacts Britain returned to Nigeria

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Chika Jones (2017). 117 years later: SEE stolen artifacts Britain returned to Nigeria. NAIJ. 9 June.

The scalp from Sand Creek

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). The scalp from Sand Creek. Aeon. 8 June.

Arunachal: Divorce, tale of revenge and greed behind theft of 900-yr-old statue

(India)

Shiv Sunny (2017). Arunachal: Divorce, tale of revenge and greed behind theft of 900-yr-old statue. Hindustan Times. 7 June.

Ancient Skulls to be given to M'Chigeeng First Nation

(Canada)

Rocco Franfione (2017). Ancient Skulls to be given to M'Chigeeng First Nation. My Espanola Now. 6 June.

Professor Helps Bust Italian Art Theft Ring

(Italy)

Brigit Katz (2017). Professor Helps Bust Italian Art Theft Ring. Smithsonian. 6 June.

Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home

(Iraq)

G. H. Renaud (2017). Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home. K24. 6 June.

900-year-old Antique Buddha Idol Stolen From Tawang, Recovered in Delhi

(India)

Nitisha Kashyap (2017). 900-year-old Antique Buddha Idol Stolen From Tawang, Recovered in Delhi. News 18. 5 June.

Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum. The Times of India. 5 June.

Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Chris Foote (2017). Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada. STV. 2 June.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu (2017). Police to seek documents from Australian authorities. The Hindu. 2 June.

Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

John Hooper, Ted Plafker (2017). Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha". AFR. 2 June.

Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany

(Germany; United States of America; Egypt)

Megan Gannon (2017). Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany. Live Science. 1 June.

Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends

(United States of America; France)

John Christian Hopkins (2017). Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends. Lake Powell Life. 1 June.

Serbia seeks return of leaders' missing autographs

(Serbia; Spain)

Outlook (2017). Serbia seeks return of leaders' missing autographs. Outlook. 31 May.

US museum returns ancient Egyptian stele missing since WWII

(Egypt)

Frank Jordans (2017). US museum returns ancient Egyptian stele missing since WWII. Phys.org. 30 May.

Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Michael Gray (2017). Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains. Common Space. 30 May.

1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman (2017). 1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu. The Hindu. 27 May.

How idol thieves deceived devotees

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman (2017). How idol thieves deceived devotees. The Hindu. 27 May.

Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor

(India; Australia)

TNN (2017). Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor. The Times of India. 27 May.

Purple Heart marker recovered

(United States of America)

Nikki Younk (2017). Purple Heart marker recovered. The Daily News. 26 May.

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida. CBS. 26 May.

2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). 2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items. U.S. News. 26 May.

Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Peter Cowan (2017). Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry. CBC. 26 May.

Ancient tomb seized from treasure hunters in central Turkey

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Ancient tomb seized from treasure hunters in central Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 26 May.

Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

(Italy; United States of America)

Jennifer Peltz (2017). Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC. ABC United States. 25 May.

David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH

(United States of America)

Melissa Hanson (2017). David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH. Mass Live. 25 May.

Dozens of Māori and Moriori Remains Return to New Zealand from European Museums

(New Zealand; Germany)

Allison Meier (2017). Dozens of Māori and Moriori Remains Return to New Zealand from European Museums. Hyperallergic. 25 May.

Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted

(Austria; United States of America)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted. The Art Newspaper. 25 May.

Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested. Los Angeles Times. 24 May.

Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia

(India)

IANS (2017). Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia. Business Standard. 24 May.

Egypt says it retrieved 4 stolen artefacts from Britain

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Middle East Monitor (2017). Egypt says it retrieved 4 stolen artefacts from Britain. Middle East Monitor. 24 May.

Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes

(India)

P S Sajimon (2017). Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes. The Times of India. 23 May.

Perth bids to 'bring home' the Stone of Destiny from Edinburgh as part of heritage plans

(United Kingdom)

Kirsteen Paterson (2017). Perth bids to 'bring home' the Stone of Destiny from Edinburgh as part of heritage plans. The National. 23 May.

Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now

(India; Australia)

PTI News (2017). Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now. PTI News. 23 May.

Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings

(Spain; United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings. Hyperallergic. 17 May.

'I'm sorry:' Stolen oil painting mysteriously returned in mint condition to Stroud owner

(United Kingdom)

Sam Evans (2017). 'I'm sorry:' Stolen oil painting mysteriously returned in mint condition to Stroud owner. Stroud News. 17 May.

Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas

(United States of America)

Times-News (2017). Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas. Times-News. 16 May.

Māori ancestral remains to return home from Swedish medical museum

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Radio New Zealand (2017). Māori ancestral remains to return home from Swedish medical museum. Radio New Zealand. 16 May.

Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Waatea News (2017). Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden. Waatea News. 15 May.

Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque

(Peru)

American returns archaeological pieces from the Mochica and Lambayeque cultures

Andina (2017). Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque. Andina. 14 May.

Recuperan piezas saqueadas de los alrededores de la tumba del Señor de Sipán

(Peru)

RPP (2017). Recuperan piezas saqueadas de los alrededores de la tumba del Señor de Sipán. RPP. 12 May.

Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France

(Egypt; France)

Daily News Egypt (2017). Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France. Daily News Egypt. 10 May.

Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Joan Altabe (2017). Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned. Blasting News. 9 May.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Church regains three icons stolen from the north. Cyprus Mail. 5 May.

Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles. The Art Newspaper. 5 May.

Carpet stolen by Armenians from Karabakh, taken to US to be exhibited in Baku

(Azerbaijan; Armenia; United States of America)

News.Az (2017). Carpet stolen by Armenians from Karabakh, taken to US to be exhibited in Baku. News.Az. 5 May.

At least 89 stolen artifacts returned to Syria: director

(Syria)

Leith Fadel (2017). At least 89 stolen artifacts returned to Syria: director. AMN News. 4 May.

Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war

(Syria)

NRT (2017). Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war. NRT. 4 May.

Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner

(Nigeria)

Jethro Ibileke (2017). Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner. The News. 4 May.

Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi

(France)

AFP (2017). Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi. South China Morning Post. 3 May.

All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft

(United States of America)

Emily Duke (2017). All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft. KMVT. 3 May.

Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artifact May Be Stolen

(United Kingdom; Italy; Greece)

Nick Romeo (2017). Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artifact May Be Stolen. National Geographic. 1 May.

New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal

(New Zealand)

Mānia Clarke (2017). New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal. Maori Television. 30 April.

Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US. Hurriyet Daily News. 30 April.

Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people

(Canada)

Doug Cuthand (2017). Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people. Saskatoon Star Phoenix. 29 April.

Turkey seeks return of 5,000-year-old marble figure

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Turkey seeks return of 5,000-year-old marble figure. Hurriyet Daily News. 29 April.

Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite

(Greece)

Lina Giannarou (2017). Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite. eKathimerini. 29 April.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law. Huffington Post. 28 April.

Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain

(Mexico; United States of America)

Justin Horwath (2017). Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain. Santa Fe New Mexican. 27 April.

Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Hul Reaksmey (2017). Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership. Voice of America. 26 April.

Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed

(United States of America)

Cody Thorn (2017). Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed. Maryville Daily Forum. 24 April.

Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Ben Paviour (2017). Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 24 April.

Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2017). Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen. Murcia Today. 24 April.

Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries

(New Zealand)

Jessica Long (2017). Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries. Stuff.co.nz. 23 April.

SC dismisses plea seeking repatriation of Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Dhananjay Mahapatra (2017). SC dismisses plea seeking repatriation of Kohinoor. The Times of India. 22 April.

Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face. CBC. 22 April.

Treasured wartime documents returned

(Canada)

Bill Kaufmann (2017). Treasured wartime documents returned. Nanton News. 20 April.

DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US

(India; United States of America)

Rajesh Ahuja (2017). DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US. Hindustan Times. 20 April.

For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties

(India; United States of America)

TNN (2017). For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties. The Times of India. 20 April.

Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Donald (2017). Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft. Belleville News-Democrat. 20 April.

Initiative to return missing pieces from "Gypsy Girl" mosaic in Turkey's Gaziantep

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Initiative to return missing pieces from "Gypsy Girl" mosaic in Turkey's Gaziantep. Daily Sabah. 20 April.

Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government

(United States of America; Italy)

Anthony Brooks (2017). Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government. WBUR. 19 April.

ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

ICE (2017). ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 19 April.

Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII

(United States of America)

Steven Litt (2017). Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII. Cleveland.com. 18 April.

Bronze idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol recovered. Business Standard. 18 April.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition. Indian Express. 18 April.

Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland

(China; Taiwan)

Xinhua (2017). Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland. Xinhua. 16 April.

Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Jason Okundaye (2017). Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition. Varsity. 15 April.

Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect

(United States of America)

Alex Riggins (2017). Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect. Magic Valley. 14 April.

Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied

(United States of America)

Jennifer Mcdermott (2017). Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied. Stamford Advocate. 14 April.

Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts

(United States of America)

Chris Lindahl (2017). Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts. Cape Cod Times. 14 April.

Tesoros recuperados

(Peru)

Recovered Treasures

El Peruano (2017). Tesoros recuperados. El Peruano. 13 April.

Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama

(Bosnia)

A Step Closer to Stolen Art

Nevena Vržina (2017). Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama. Nezavisne. 13 April.

How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust

(United States of America)

Doug Saunders (2017). How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust. Daily Bulletin. 13 April.

The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia

(Cambodia)

Noah Charney (2017). The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia. Observer. 12 April.

Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300

(Austria)

JTA (2017). Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300. JTA. 7 April.

Let's do a Brexit deal with the Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Geoffrey Robertson (2017). Let's do a Brexit deal with the Parthenon marbles. The Guardian. 4 April.

Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Monty Fynn (2017). Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement. Varsity. 4 April.

Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2017). Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 April.

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

(Greece; Germany)

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi (2017). Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens. Greek Reporter. 1 April.

Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

(Benin; France)

Josué Mehouenou (2017). Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France. Art Daily. 1 April.

How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property. Foreign Affairs. 31 March.

Forty Years After Theft, Stolen Norman Rockwell Painting Recovered and Returned to Owners

(United States of America)

FBI (2017). Forty Years After Theft, Stolen Norman Rockwell Painting Recovered and Returned to Owners. FBI. 31 March.

Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome. Ahram Online. 29 March.

Lawyer: Art dealer accepts prized coffin's return to Turkey

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Jamey Keaten (2017). Lawyer: Art dealer accepts prized coffin's return to Turkey. The Tribune. 28 March.

Ancient sarcophagus to be returned to Turkey nearly 60 years after it was stolen

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah (2017). Ancient sarcophagus to be returned to Turkey nearly 60 years after it was stolen. Daily Sabah. 24 March.

Serbia returns precious stolen violin to France

(Serbia; France; Italy)

AFP (2017). Serbia returns precious stolen violin to France. Yahoo News. 23 March.

A mock trial at the Art Institute revisits the dicey question of who owns culture

(United States of America)

Deanna Isaacs (2017). A mock trial at the Art Institute revisits the dicey question of who owns culture. Chicago Reader. 23 March.

What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?

(United States of America; Germany)

Kwame Anthony Appiah (2017). What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?. The New York Times. 22 March.

Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution

(Syria)

Frank Gardner (2017). Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution. BBC News. 21 March.

Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary. ArtNet News. 20 March.

Destiny? Perth formally asks Crown for the Stone of Destiny back for 2021 bid

(United Kingdom)

Phil Miller (2017). Destiny? Perth formally asks Crown for the Stone of Destiny back for 2021 bid. The Herald. 20 March.

First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming. Yonhap News Agency. 20 March.

Otras piezas "Quimbaya" de los tesoros colombianos en el exterior y en el interior del país

(Colombia; Spain)

Other "Quimbaya" Colombian treasure pieces abroad and inside the country

Irene Hartmann (2017). Otras piezas "Quimbaya" de los tesoros colombianos en el exterior y en el interior del país. Cronica Del Cuinddio. 19 March.

Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?

(Malta; France)

Sarah Carabott (2017). Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?. Times of Malta. 18 March.

New Kingdom mummy mask recovered from France

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). New Kingdom mummy mask recovered from France. Ahram Online. 18 March.

How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove (2017). How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights. Forbes. 17 March.

Stolen Etruscan Vessel to Be Returned to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Stolen Etruscan Vessel to Be Returned to Italy. The New York Times. 16 March.

16 Years Later, Stash of Stolen Paintings Found Near Crime Scene

(Denmark)

Perwana Nazif (2017). 16 Years Later, Stash of Stolen Paintings Found Near Crime Scene. ArtNet News. 15 March.

Greece denies report on Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

eKathimerini (2017). Greece denies report on Parthenon Marbles. eKathimerini. 14 March.

Nueve obras de arte confiscadas de Siria, Yemen y Libia se exponen en Suiza

(Switzerland; Syria; Yemen; Libya)

Nine artworks from Syria, Yemen, and Libya exhibited in Switzerland

EFE (2017). Nueve obras de arte confiscadas de Siria, Yemen y Libia se exponen en Suiza. El Diario. 14 March.

Greece offers ancient archaeological wonders in exchange for Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston (2017). Greece offers ancient archaeological wonders in exchange for Elgin Marbles. The Independent. 14 March.

Egypt thwarts 24 cases of antiquities theft in one week

(Egypt)

Omar Thabet (2017). Egypt thwarts 24 cases of antiquities theft in one week. Andalou Agency. 13 March.

WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family

(United States of America; Japan)

Kim Briggeman (2017). WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family. The Daily Astorian. 13 March.

Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years. Yonhap News Agency. 13 March.

Pharaonic relics submerged with Titanic must be recovered: Egyptologist

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Pharaonic relics submerged with Titanic must be recovered: Egyptologist. Egypt Independent. 12 March.

Police Recover Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Citation From Jungle

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Police Recover Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Citation From Jungle. Outlook. 11 March.

Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again. Deccan Chronicle. 10 March.

US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval. The Times of India. 9 March.

Facing Germany's colonial heritage: It's 'detective work'

(Germany)

Julia Hitz (2017). Facing Germany's colonial heritage: It's 'detective work'. DW. 7 March.

Mysterious return from the Caribbean of stolen rare 200 year-old Padstow Bank note

(United Kingdom; Saint Lucia)

L. Barton (2017). Mysterious return from the Caribbean of stolen rare 200 year-old Padstow Bank note. Cornwall Live. 6 March.

Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back

(Australia)

Paul Daley (2017). Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back. The Guardian. 3 March.

Native American bones stolen from Ohio grave to be reburied

(United States of America)

John Seewer (2017). Native American bones stolen from Ohio grave to be reburied. Turtle Island News. 2 March.

Attempts to Retrieve Artifacts from Abroad Not in Egypt Favor: Former Antiquities Minister

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2017). Attempts to Retrieve Artifacts from Abroad Not in Egypt Favor: Former Antiquities Minister. Egyptian Streets. 2 March.

Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years

(United States of America)

Beth Warden (2017). Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years. KSOO. 1 March.

Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts

(Canada)

Jason Warick (2017). Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts. CBC. 1 March.

Gov't reveals 29 lost state seals

(South Korea)

The Korea Times (2017). Gov't reveals 29 lost state seals. The Korea Times. 1 March.

Ancient bronze statuette lost after the Second World War returns to Berlin

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Ancient bronze statuette lost after the Second World War returns to Berlin. The Art Newspaper. 1 March.

Weighing the Risks and Returns of Art and Antiquities

(General)

Tom Kline (2017). Weighing the Risks and Returns of Art and Antiquities. Wealth Management. 28 February.

Stolen painting finds way home

(United Kingdom)

Tanya Yilmaz (2017). Stolen painting finds way home. This is Wiltshire. 27 February.

The Grand Master's dagger

(Malta)

Petra Caruana Dingli (2017). The Grand Master's dagger. Times of Malta. 26 February.

Stolen Gate Returned to Germany's Dachau Concentration Camp

(Germany; Norway)

Ken Schwartz (2017). Stolen Gate Returned to Germany's Dachau Concentration Camp. Voice of America. 24 February.

Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group. The Daily Mail. 23 February.

Minister offers Turkish mayor elephants for ancient Hebrew inscription

(Israel; Turkey)

Ilan Ben Zion (2017). Minister offers Turkish mayor elephants for ancient Hebrew inscription. The Times of Israel. 23 February.

Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Christopher D. Shea (2017). Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale. The New York Times. 20 February.

Ancient artefacts leave Iraq for the 57th Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Colin Randall (2017). Ancient artefacts leave Iraq for the 57th Venice Biennale. The National. 20 February.

With an eye to national identity, Beijing vows to stem loss of cultural treasures

(China)

Jun Mai (2017). With an eye to national identity, Beijing vows to stem loss of cultural treasures. South China Morning Post. 20 February.

Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2017). Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground. Tri-City Herald. 19 February.

One more bone inventory, then Kennewick Man may finally go home

(United States of America)

Sandi Doughton (2017). One more bone inventory, then Kennewick Man may finally go home. Seattle Times. 17 February.

Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca

(Morocco; Italy)

ANSA (2017). Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca. ANSA. 16 February.

Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang"

(Australia)

Shaya Laughlin (2017). Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang". The Daily Telegraph. 16 February.

Cyprus 'very interested' in return of Parthenon Marbles says Kadis

(Cyprus; Greece)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Cyprus 'very interested' in return of Parthenon Marbles says Kadis. Cyprus Mail. 15 February.

Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church

(United States of America)

The Associated Press (2017). Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church. Star Tribune. 14 February.

After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum

(United States of America)

Allison Shapiro (2017). After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum. Daily Journal. 13 February.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya

(Mexico)

Maya material recovered

Wilmer Delgado Rojas (2017). Rescatan material arqueológico maya. El Expreso. 12 February.

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested

(India)

TNN (2017). Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested. The Times of India. 12 February.

DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports

(India; United States of America)

Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports. Hindustan Times. 10 February.

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate. Greek Reporter. 9 February.

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

(Iran; United States of America)

Amir Vahdat (2017). Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US. Phys.org. 8 February.

Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle

(Spain)

Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered

Granada Hoy (2017). Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle. Granada Hoy. 7 February.

The Art Lost Register Resolved Eight Stolen Artworks Cases in January

(General)

Perwana Nazif (2017). The Art Lost Register Resolved Eight Stolen Artworks Cases in January. ArtNet News. 6 February.

Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt. The Indian Express. 6 February.

Cathedral-goers get up-close look at snatched medieval crucifix

(United Kingdom)

Alex Williams (2017). Cathedral-goers get up-close look at snatched medieval crucifix. Premier. 6 February.

FBI Recovers Rare, Local History Stolen From Girard College

(United States of America)

David Spunt (2017). FBI Recovers Rare, Local History Stolen From Girard College. CBS Philly. 6 February.

Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo (2017). Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute. South China Morning Post. 3 February.

'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park

(United States of America)

Katie Metzger (2017). 'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park. Mercer Island Reporter. 3 February.

Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum. ArtNet News. 2 February.

Egypt retrieves 2 artifacts from London

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent (2017). Egypt retrieves 2 artifacts from London. Egypt Independent. 1 February.

Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue. Yonhap News Agency. 1 February.

Belarus plans to return Shishkin's painting to Russia

(Belarus; Russia)

Belarus News (2017). Belarus plans to return Shishkin's painting to Russia. Belarus News. 30 January.

The dancing girl in distress

(Pakistan; India)

Pakistan Today (2017). The dancing girl in distress. Pakistan Today. 29 January.

Egypt retrieves 4,000-year-old figurine from London

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent (2017). Egypt retrieves 4,000-year-old figurine from London. Egypt Independent. 29 January.

Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina (2017). Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco. Andina. 27 January.

Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla

(Ecuador)

Some of the jewels stolen in Parla returned

Vivir en Parla (2017). Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla. Vivir en Parla. 26 January.

South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says

(South Korea; Japan)

Choe Sang-Hun (2017). South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says. The New York Times. 26 January.

Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017

(Peru)

More than 800 illegally looted cultural objects from Peru will be repatriated in 2017

David Hidalgo (2017). Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017. Ojo Público. 26 January.

Immigration Customs Enforcement's Other Job: Recovering and Repatriating Cultural Property

(United States of America)

Jackson Lewis (2017). Immigration Customs Enforcement's Other Job: Recovering and Repatriating Cultural Property. The National Law Review. 25 January.

Historic lanterns stolen from Refai Mosque restored

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Historic lanterns stolen from Refai Mosque restored. Egypt Independent. 25 January.

Guatemala recupera 22 piezas arqueológicas en el extranjero

(Guatemala; Italy; Switzerland; Germany; United States of America; El Salvador)

Guatemala recovers 22 archaeological pieces from abroad

Marlyn Valddez De León (2017). Guatemala recupera 22 piezas arqueológicas en el extranjero. AGN. 24 January.

Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered. Ahram Online. 24 January.

Former FBI agent details long search for 'Devil's Diary'

(United States of America)

Debra Rubin (2017). Former FBI agent details long search for 'Devil's Diary'. New Jersey Jewish News. 23 January.

Art worth €50k must be handed over, court rules

(Ireland)

Andrew Phelan (2017). Art worth €50k must be handed over, court rules. The Herald. 23 January.

Documentary on the looting of 2000 year-old Dacian bracelets premiers at the Bucharest's National History Museum

(Romania)

Romania Insider (2017). Documentary on the looting of 2000 year-old Dacian bracelets premiers at the Bucharest's National History Museum. Romania Insider. 23 January.

Art returned after burglary admitted

(New Zealand)

Daniel Birchfield (2017). Art returned after burglary admitted. Otago Daily Times. 23 January.

Italy to return stolen Van Goghs to Dutch museum soon

(Netherlands; Italy)

AFP (2017). Italy to return stolen Van Goghs to Dutch museum soon. AFP. 19 January.

Tourist Returns Stolen Cobblestone to Rome With Apology Note

(Italy)

Lilit Marcus (2017). Tourist Returns Stolen Cobblestone to Rome With Apology Note. Condé Nast Traveler. 19 January.

Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla

(Ecuador)

60%of stolen jewels reappear after three says at the hermitage of Parla

Tele Madrid (2017). Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla. Tele Madrid. 19 January.

British woman returns 4,500 year-old Yortan jug to Turkey

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Nurbanu Kizil (2017). British woman returns 4,500 year-old Yortan jug to Turkey. Daily Sabah. 19 January.

Colonial looting of our culture calls for justice

(Rwanda; Germany; Belgium)

The New Times (2017). Colonial looting of our culture calls for justice. The New Times. 19 January.

'Nothing fishy': Canadian owners of ancient fossils repatriated to China deny any wrongdoing

(Canada; China)

Douglas Quan (2017). 'Nothing fishy': Canadian owners of ancient fossils repatriated to China deny any wrongdoing. National Post. 17 January.

Lebanon first to return looted Syria artifacts

(Lebanon; Syria)

Federica Marsi (2017). Lebanon first to return looted Syria artifacts. The Daily Star. 16 January.

Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home

(India; Australia)

C. R. Gowri Shankar (2017). Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home. Deccan Chronicle. 16 January.

Australia returns three antiquities to India

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Australia returns three antiquities to India. The Times of India. 16 January.

Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2017). Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania. ECNS. 13 January.

Cultural artifacts returned to Peru, all 404 of them

(Peru; United States of America)

Agnes Rivera (2017). Cultural artifacts returned to Peru, all 404 of them. Living in Peru. 12 January.

ICE returns cultural artifacts to Peru

(Peru; United States of America)

ICE (2017). ICE returns cultural artifacts to Peru. ICE. 12 January.

Canada returns two 200 million-year-old marine fossils smuggled from China

(Canada; China)

Douglas Quan (2017). Canada returns two 200 million-year-old marine fossils smuggled from China. National Post. 12 January.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam (2017). 'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'. The Times of India. 11 January.

Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players

(United States of America)

Sarah D. Wire (2017). Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players. Los Angeles Times. 11 January.

Police not 'a-moo-zed' after finding stolen Surrey Cow Parade sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Eagle Radio (2017). Police not 'a-moo-zed' after finding stolen Surrey Cow Parade sculpture. Eagle Radio. 11 January.

Stolen art returned to cancer group

(United States of America)

John Loesing (2017). Stolen art returned to cancer group. The Acorn. 11 January.

Raasch: The politics of art, or the art of politics? It's in the eye of the beholder

(United States of America)

Chuck Raasch (2017). Raasch: The politics of art, or the art of politics? It's in the eye of the beholder. St. Louis Post-Dispach. 11 January.

Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda

(Spain)

Arrests for theft in an Onda church

Paula Varella (2017). Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda. Cadena Ser. 11 January.

North America's Oldest Mummy Returns to a Native Tribe

(United States of America)

Allison Meier (2017). North America's Oldest Mummy Returns to a Native Tribe. Hyperallergic. 10 January.

Mongolia seeks to crush fossil black market

(Mongolia)

Ben Dooley (2017). Mongolia seeks to crush fossil black market. Phys.org. 10 January.

Bismillah Khan's stolen shehnais recovered; grandson, 2 others arrested

(India)

Hindustan Times (2017). Bismillah Khan's stolen shehnais recovered; grandson, 2 others arrested. Hindustan Times. 10 January.

Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge

(Nepal)

D B Buda (2017). Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge. My Republica. 9 January.

House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker

(United States of America)

Heather Caygle (2017). House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker. Politico. 9 January.

Five ancient Egyptian artefacts smuggled to US repatriated

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Five ancient Egyptian artefacts smuggled to US repatriated. Ahram Online. 9 January.

Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft

(United States of America)

Rashda Khan (2017). Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft. Standard-Times. 5 January.

14 Chandannath idols recovered

(Nepal)

L.P. Devkota (2017). 14 Chandannath idols recovered. The Kathmandu Post. 4 January.

In focus: Tehran museum puts on show newly recuperated relics

(Iran; Italy)

Tehran Times (2017). In focus: Tehran museum puts on show newly recuperated relics. Tehran Times. 4 January.

Restitution of Persepolis Collection Expected

(Iran; United States of America)

Financial Tribute (2017). Restitution of Persepolis Collection Expected. Financial Tribute. 4 January.

Facebook sleuths bring home India's stolen idols

(India)

AFP (2017). Facebook sleuths bring home India's stolen idols. The Daily Mail. 3 January.

Meet the Indian art enthusiasts who are using Facebook to bring home stolen antiquities

(India)

AFP (2017). Meet the Indian art enthusiasts who are using Facebook to bring home stolen antiquities. The Economic Times. 3 January.

Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'

(India; Canada)

Rabindra Nath Choudhury (2017). Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'. Deccan Chronicle. 3 January.

2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities

(India)

Manoj Pokhriyal (2017). 2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities. Press Trust of India. 3 January.

Aurangzeb-era Quran stolen from Kashmir in 2003 may be with New Delhi museum, hints CBI

(India)

M. A. Parray (2016). Aurangzeb-era Quran stolen from Kashmir in 2003 may be with New Delhi museum, hints CBI. Kashmir Reader. 30 December.

Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece

(Greece; Cyprus; United Kingdom)

Annette Chrysostomou (2016). Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece. Cyprus Mail. 28 December.

Roman Antiquity Missing Since World War II Found in Russia Roman Antiquity Missing Since World War II Found in Russia

(Russia; Germany)

Hili Perlson (2016). Roman Antiquity Missing Since World War II Found in Russia Roman Antiquity Missing Since World War II Found in Russia. ArtNet News. 28 December.

Colombia returns ancient relics

(Peru; Colombia)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Colombia returns ancient relics. Living in Peru. 27 December.

Una Hermandad de Guillena restituye la corona y el Niño Jesús robado para la Misa del Gallo

(Spain)

Brotherhood of Guillena restores the stolen crown and the Baby Jesus for midnight mass

F. Cabanillas (2016). Una Hermandad de Guillena restituye la corona y el Niño Jesús robado para la Misa del Gallo. Arahal Información. 27 December.

Egypt retrieves 340 smuggled artifacts from Jordan

(Egypt; Jordan)

Egypt Independent (2016). Egypt retrieves 340 smuggled artifacts from Jordan. Egypt Independent. 26 December.

Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India

(India; Australia)

TNN (2016). Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India. The Times of India. 26 December.

Iraq seizes manuscript worth millions stolen in Kuwait

(Iraq; Kuwait)

Gulf News (2016). Iraq seizes manuscript worth millions stolen in Kuwait. Kuwait News Agency. 23 December.

Illicit antiquities trade being fought

(Bolivia; Argentina)

Manuela Pulido (2016). Illicit antiquities trade being fought. Latin American Post. 22 December.

Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

(Italy; Ukraine)

Alasdair Sandford (2016). Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces. Euronews. 22 December.

Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona

(Italy; Ukraine)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving

(United Kingdom; Belgium)

Dalya Alberge (2016). London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving. The Guardian. 21 December.

Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

(Italy; Ukraine)

Associated Press (2016). Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine. The Guardian. 21 December.

Stolen relief of Queen Hatshepsut recovered from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Stolen relief of Queen Hatshepsut recovered from London. Ahram Online. 20 December.

Northwest Tribes Know Exactly How They Want To Return The Ancient One To Earth

(United States of America)

Anna King (2016). Northwest Tribes Know Exactly How They Want To Return The Ancient One To Earth. NW News Network. 20 December.

Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial. Business Insider. 19 December.

Tapestry returning to Germany

(Germany; United States of America)

Jamie Stengle (2016). Tapestry returning to Germany. The Durango Herald. 17 December.

Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity

(Spain)

Deborah Solon (2016). Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity. Los Angeles Times. 17 December.

Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art

(Canada)

Sara Angel (2016). Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art. The Globe and Mail. 16 December.

Hawaii's 'Cursed' Lava Rocks Are Driving National Park Staff Insane

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson (2016). Hawaii's 'Cursed' Lava Rocks Are Driving National Park Staff Insane. Motherboard. 16 December.

Egypt antiquities ministry receives two stolen Islamic-era lamps from UAE

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt antiquities ministry receives two stolen Islamic-era lamps from UAE. Ahram Online. 15 December.

Bavaria to get back tapestry taken by GI from Hitler's Eagle's Nest

(Germany)

The Japan Times (2016). Bavaria to get back tapestry taken by GI from Hitler's Eagle's Nest. The Japan Times. 15 December.

Mali declares archaeological emergency

(Mali)

FT (2016). Mali declares archaeological emergency. Financial Times. 14 December.

Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2016). Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return. The Art Newspaper. 14 December.

Crimean gold must go back to Ukraine, says Dutch court

(Netherlands; Russia; Ukraine)

BBC News (2016). Crimean gold must go back to Ukraine, says Dutch court. BBC News. 14 December.

Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork

(Australia)

Isabelle Hellyer (2016). Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork. Vice. 14 December.

Restituyen al gobierno mexicano 12 piezas arqueológicas incautadas en Italia

(Mexico; Italy)

12 archaeological pieces seized in Italy are returned to the Mexican government

Periodico el Despertar (2016). Restituyen al gobierno mexicano 12 piezas arqueológicas incautadas en Italia. Periodico el Despertar. 14 December.

Crimea's Scythian Treasures Become Political Football

(Netherlands; Russia; Ukraine)

Phil Butler (2016). Crimea's Scythian Treasures Become Political Football. Argophilia. 14 December.

Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered

(Canada)

Montreal Gazette (2016). Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered. Montreal Gazette. 13 December.

The Local Man Who Native Americans Call "The Ancient One," Will Finally Get a Proper Burial

(United States of America)

Sophia June (2016). The Local Man Who Native Americans Call "The Ancient One," Will Finally Get a Proper Burial. Willamette Week. 13 December.

Repatriating the Past: Filling the Holes in Egypt's History Left by Looting

(Egypt)

Katie A. Paul (2016). Repatriating the Past: Filling the Holes in Egypt's History Left by Looting. Heritage Daily. 12 December.

How Egypt intends to stop sale of its relics around the world

(Egypt)

George Mikhail (2016). How Egypt intends to stop sale of its relics around the world. Al Monitor. 11 December.

Kohinoor wasn't gifted but looted by British, say authors

(India; United Kingdom)

IANS (2016). Kohinoor wasn't gifted but looted by British, say authors. The Economic Times. 11 December.

ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 9 December.

18th-century Buddhist painting returned to home soil

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young (2016). 18th-century Buddhist painting returned to home soil. Korea Herald. 8 December.

Statue had been sold as scrap metal

(Canada)

Ian MacAlpine (2016). Statue had been sold as scrap metal. Thewhig.com. 7 December.

ICE returns 23 pre-Columbian artifacts to Dominican Republic

(Dominican Republic; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE returns 23 pre-Columbian artifacts to Dominican Republic. ICE. 7 December.

Fruitful week for repatriation of Egyptian antiquities: Report

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2016). Fruitful week for repatriation of Egyptian antiquities: Report. Ahram Online. 7 December.

US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India (2016). US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government. NDTV. 7 December.

Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jamie Schram (2016). Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy. New York Post. 7 December.

INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel

(Mexico)

INAH recovers monument that was in a hotel

Union Yucatán (2016). INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel. Union Yucatán. 7 December.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned to Korea

(South Korea)

Sang-Un Kim (2016). Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned to Korea. The Dong-A Ilbo. 7 December.

Gate Stolen From Dachau Concentration Camp Recovered in Norway

(Germany)

Jason Daley (2016). Gate Stolen From Dachau Concentration Camp Recovered in Norway. Smithsonian. 6 December.

Roman artefacts spotted at auction after they were stolen 12 years ago

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Roman artefacts spotted at auction after they were stolen 12 years ago. ITV News. 6 December.

Stolen coffins found after police search

(United Kingdom)

Caroline Tilley (2016). Stolen coffins found after police search. Gazette News. 5 December.

Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2016). Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return. The Art Newspaper. 5 December.

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP (2016). Nations set to approve heritage protection fund. The Daily Mail. 3 December.

Operation Mummy's Curse returns ancient artifacts including child's sarcophagus to Egypt

(Egypt; United States of America)

RT (2016). Operation Mummy's Curse returns ancient artifacts including child's sarcophagus to Egypt. RT. 3 December.

Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway

(Germany)

Karla Pequenino (2016). Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway. CNN. 2 December.

Art cops recover Roman statue

(Italy)

ANSA (2016). Art cops recover Roman statue. ANSA. 2 December.

UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict

(United Arab Emirates)

BBC News (2016). UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict. BBC News. 2 December.

Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way Home

(Egypt; United States of America)

Megan Gannon (2016). Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way Home. Live Science. 2 December.

U.S., Egypt Sign Agreement to Thwart Trade in Illegal Antiquities

(Egypt; United States of America)

Kristin Romey (2016). U.S., Egypt Sign Agreement to Thwart Trade in Illegal Antiquities. National Geographic. 2 December.

Give us back the Venus de Milo, Greeks tell Louvre

(France; Greece)

Anthee Carassava (2016). Give us back the Venus de Milo, Greeks tell Louvre. The Times. 30 November.

Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp

(United States of America)

Barbara Ross (2016). Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp. New York Daily News. 30 November.

Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler

(India; United States of America)

Paige Fry (2016). Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler. Alligator. 30 November.

Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple. The New Indian Express. 29 November.

Roban una reliquia del siglo XVI del Museo de Arte Sacro y la entregan a la Policía Local

(Spain)

Sixteenth century relic stolen from the Museum of Sacred Art and deliver to Local Police

David Gonzalez (2016). Roban una reliquia del siglo XVI del Museo de Arte Sacro y la entregan a la Policía Local. El Correo. 29 November.

HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue

(India)

The Hindu (2016). HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue. The Hindu. 29 November.

The Stone still waiting for its final destiny

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). The Stone still waiting for its final destiny. BBC News. 28 November.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols. The Indian Express. 28 November.

Police recover painting stolen 19 years ago

(Poland)

Radio Poland (2016). Police recover painting stolen 19 years ago. Radio Poland. 24 November.

Ancient stolen artefact repatriated

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou (2016). Ancient stolen artefact repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 24 November.

Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio. CBC. 21 November.

London Colney aircraft museum has stolen propeller replaced - 11 years after it was taken

(United Kingdom)

Sophie Crockett (2016). London Colney aircraft museum has stolen propeller replaced - 11 years after it was taken. The Herts Advertiser. 19 November.

History re-told through the Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Louis Klee (2016). History re-told through the Gweagal shield. Varsity. 18 November.

Trente ans aprés, le dénouement d'un vol rocambolesque d'albâtres précieux?

(France)

Thirty years later, the denouement of a fantastic flight of precious alabaster?

Le Point (2016). Trente ans aprés, le dénouement d'un vol rocambolesque d'albâtres précieux?. Le Point. 18 November.

Bjarne Melgaard's Brush with Customs Officials Helps Change Outmoded Laws in Norway

(Norway)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Bjarne Melgaard's Brush with Customs Officials Helps Change Outmoded Laws in Norway. ArtNet News. 18 November.

Minister condemns illegal trafficking of artefacts

(Nigeria)

Gistmaster (2016). Minister condemns illegal trafficking of artefacts. Gistmaster. 17 November.

FG to partner Rescuers Association on repatriation of stolen artifacts — Minister

(Nigeria)

Segun Adebowale (2016). FG to partner Rescuers Association on repatriation of stolen artifacts — Minister. The Eagle. 16 November.

Villagers try to retrieve stolen corpse of their ancestor from the Netherlands

(China; Netherlands)

Global Times (2016). Villagers try to retrieve stolen corpse of their ancestor from the Netherlands. Global Times. 16 November.

Donation Returns Over 200 Indigenous Art Objects to British Columbia

(Canada)

Allison Meier (2016). Donation Returns Over 200 Indigenous Art Objects to British Columbia. Hyperallergic. 16 November.

Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin

(India)

Sanjeev Sanyal (2016). Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin. Hindustan Times. 16 November.

Stolen Indian idols to be brought to National Museum from Australia

(India; Australia)

The Times of India (2016). Stolen Indian idols to be brought to National Museum from Australia. The Times of India. 16 November.

Verona-Kiev, one way

(Ukraine; Italy)

Danilo Elia (2016). Verona-Kiev, one way. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso. 15 November.

Ancient art returning home

(China)

China Daily (2016). Ancient art returning home. China.org.cn. 14 November.

Man Claims Mistress Ran Off With $15 Million in Erotic Art

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Man Claims Mistress Ran Off With $15 Million in Erotic Art. ArtNet News. 14 November.

Antiquities mystery solved: Swiss return stolen artifact to Egypt

(Egypt; Switzerland)

AT editor (2016). Antiquities mystery solved: Swiss return stolen artifact to Egypt. Africa Times. 14 November.

Kohinoor issue: It is war crime not to return stolen items, says advocate Siddiqui

(India; United Kingdom)

Biharprabha (2016). Kohinoor issue: It is war crime not to return stolen items, says advocate Siddiqui. Biharprabha. 11 November.

Notices issued on plea for retrieval of 'Dancing Girl' from India

(Pakistan; India)

The News (2016). Notices issued on plea for retrieval of 'Dancing Girl' from India. The News. 11 November.

Looted Constable returned by Tate heads to auction at Christie's

(United Kingdom; Hungary)

Martin Bailey (2016). Looted Constable returned by Tate heads to auction at Christie's. The Art Newspaper. 10 November.

Possible 'first encounter' Aboriginal shield uncovered in Berlin

(Australia; Germany)

Lexi Metherell (2016). Possible 'first encounter' Aboriginal shield uncovered in Berlin. The New Daily. 10 November.

Recuperados el sagrario y el copón sustraídos de la iglesia de Polloe

(Spain)

Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered

El Diario Vasco (2016). Recuperados el sagrario y el copón sustraídos de la iglesia de Polloe. El Diario Vasco. 10 November.

Germany returns ancient relics

(Germany; Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Germany returns ancient relics. Peru This Week. 9 November.

Italy returns scores of smuggled artifacts to Iran

(Iran; Italy)

Tehran Times (2016). Italy returns scores of smuggled artifacts to Iran. Tehran Times. 9 November.

Govt stopping sale at Japan auction raises hopes about looted artifacts

(Japan; China)

Shan Jie (2016). Govt stopping sale at Japan auction raises hopes about looted artifacts. Global Times. 8 November.

Dutch court reportedly issues notice to collector of mummified statue

(China; Netherlands)

Li Yan (2016). Dutch court reportedly issues notice to collector of mummified statue. ECNS. 8 November.

जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुईं 500 साल पुरानी मूर्तियां बरामद, दो बदमाश गिरफ्तार

(India)

500-year old sculptures stolen from Jain Temple recovered

Dainik Bhaskar (2016). जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुईं 500 साल पुरानी मूर्तियां बरामद, दो बदमाश गिरफ्तार. Dainik Bhaskar. 8 November.

Savina Jain Temple theft case solved, Culprits nabbed

(India)

Udaipur Times (2016). Savina Jain Temple theft case solved, Culprits nabbed. Udaipur Times. 8 November.

NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond

(United States of America)

Emmet Teran Jenny Davis (2016). NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond. The Wesleyan Argus. 8 November.

Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3

(India)

TNN (2016). Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3. The Times of India. 7 November.

Stolen historic documents found 8 years later

(United States of America)

Autumn Luedke (2016). Stolen historic documents found 8 years later. The Eagle. 7 November.

FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures

(United States of America)

David Spunt (2016). FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures. CBS. 7 November.

Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church. CBS. 6 November.

The War of Santa Anna's Leg Takes a Big Step Forward

(United States of America; Mexico)

Robbie Whelan Will Connors (2016). The War of Santa Anna's Leg Takes a Big Step Forward. Wall Street Journal. 6 November.

High court moved for retrieving dancing girl statuette from India

(Pakistan; India)

Jamal Khurshid (2016). High court moved for retrieving dancing girl statuette from India. The News. 6 November.

Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO

(Israel; Palestine)

Tovah Lazaroff (2016). Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO. The Jerusalem Post. 6 November.

Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched

(Bangladesh)

IANS (2016). Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched. Business Standard. 5 November.

Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'

(Spain)

Works of art in 'search and capture'

Carlos Fonesca (2016). Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'. Voz Populi. 5 November.

Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy

(United States of America)

Steven Litt (2016). Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy. Cleveland.com. 4 November.

Only a Fraction of Mexico's Stolen Cultural Antiquities Are Recovered

(Mexico)

Tania L. Montalvo (2016). Only a Fraction of Mexico's Stolen Cultural Antiquities Are Recovered. Insight Crime. 3 November.

'They've got no claim': Indigenous Australian demands British Museum return ancestral shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

CBC (2016). 'They've got no claim': Indigenous Australian demands British Museum return ancestral shield. CBC. 2 November.

Long-lost Toledo sword returns home

(United States of America)

Ignazio Messina (2016). Long-lost Toledo sword returns home. The Toledo Blade. 30 October.

Italy police recover stolen manuscript after 30 years

(Italy)

BBC News (2016). Italy police recover stolen manuscript after 30 years. BBC News. 28 October.

A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan

(Bhutan; India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan. DNA. 27 October.

Rukoro hints at reparation package

(Namibia; Germany)

New Era (2016). Rukoro hints at reparation package. New Era. 25 October.

Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard (2016). Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned. Indian Country Today. 24 October.

Danish bog mummy's missing toe returned after 60 years

(Denmark)

The Local (2016). Danish bog mummy's missing toe returned after 60 years. The Local. 21 October.

The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii

(United States of America)

Carla Herreria (2016). The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii. Huffington Post. 19 October.

Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items

(United States of America)

Chris Clark (2016). Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items. Los Alamos Daily Post. 19 October.

Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mary Hudez (2016). Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts. AllGov. 19 October.

Some looted Idlib National Museum artifacts resurface, fate of others a mystery amidst 'thriving black market trade'

(Syria)

Noura Hourani (2016). Some looted Idlib National Museum artifacts resurface, fate of others a mystery amidst 'thriving black market trade'. Syria Direct. 18 October.

U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation

(United States of America)

Justin Matthews (2016). U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation. KOAT. 18 October.

Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder

(India)

Creative India (2016). Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder. Swarajya. 18 October.

Steve McQueen painting stolen from Belfast bar

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Steve McQueen painting stolen from Belfast bar. ITV News. 17 October.

Sólo se recupera 1 de cada 100 bienes culturales robados en México

(Mexico)

Only 1 in 100 cultural objects stolen in Mexico are recovered

Tania L. Montalvo (2016). Sólo se recupera 1 de cada 100 bienes culturales robados en México. Animal Politico. 17 October.

Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found

(India)

Orissa Post (2016). Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found. Orissa Post. 16 October.

¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional

(Costa Rica)

Do you have Precolumbian pieces on your hands? Bring them to the National Museum.

Hassel Fallas (2016). ¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional. La Nación. 16 October.

Joyas prehispánicas a la deriva por falta de dinero para repatriarlas

(Costa Rica)

Prehispanic treasures left adrift due to a lack of money to repatriate them.

Lorenzo Pirovano (2016). Joyas prehispánicas a la deriva por falta de dinero para repatriarlas. La Nación. 16 October.

Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage. DNA. 15 October.

Remains of 13 Aboriginals will be returned to Australia

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Jacqueline Magnay (2016). Remains of 13 Aboriginals will be returned to Australia. The Australian. 15 October.

Ritrovati tre quadri rubati a Roma nel 1983: "Opere di valore inestimabile"

(Italy)

Three paintings stolen from Rome in 1983 recovered: Priceless works

Roma Today (2016). Ritrovati tre quadri rubati a Roma nel 1983: "Opere di valore inestimabile". Roma Today. 14 October.

The Curious Case of Mohenjo Daro: Whose Civilisation Is It Anyway?

(Pakistan; India)

Hansa Malhortra (2016). The Curious Case of Mohenjo Daro: Whose Civilisation Is It Anyway?. The Quint. 14 October.

Nigeria: Jesus College under Pressure to Return Okukur

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Max Ndianaefo (2016). Nigeria: Jesus College under Pressure to Return Okukur. CP Africa. 14 October.

Virtual reality tells Indigenous story in London as bones set to return to Australia

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Nick Miller (2016). Virtual reality tells Indigenous story in London as bones set to return to Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald. 14 October.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian (2016). Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal. The Australian. 14 October.

Pakistani Claim Over the Dancing Girl Has No Standing

(India; Pakistan)

Vasant Shinde (2016). Pakistani Claim Over the Dancing Girl Has No Standing. The Quint. 13 October.

Italia entrega a México piezas arqueológicas rescatadas del tráfico ilegal

(Mexico; Italy)

Italy delivers archaeological pieces recovered from illegal trafficking to Mexico

Tania Campos (2016). Italia entrega a México piezas arqueológicas rescatadas del tráfico ilegal. Xataka. 12 October.

Advocates, scientists building the case to connect Kennewick Man with modern tribes

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2016). Advocates, scientists building the case to connect Kennewick Man with modern tribes. Yakima Herald. 10 October.

Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned. Vietnam Net. 10 October.

Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back. Sunday Guardian Live. 9 October.

What It Takes to Recover a Stolen Work of Art

(General)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). What It Takes to Recover a Stolen Work of Art. Artsy. 8 October.

Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Colin Freeman (2016). Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again. The Telegraph. 8 October.

After 185 Years, Nat Turner's Alleged Skull Returned to Family

(United States of America)

Justin Fornal (2016). After 185 Years, Nat Turner's Alleged Skull Returned to Family. National Geographic. 7 October.

Five Paintings Stolen in 2005 Return to Dutch Museum

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

Nina Siegal (2016). Five Paintings Stolen in 2005 Return to Dutch Museum. The New York Times. 7 October.

Treasures of the Black Sea turn into political hostages

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Stas Sokolov (2016). Treasures of the Black Sea turn into political hostages. DW. 6 October.

Antiquities ministry receives golden mummy mask from French-Egyptian citizen

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities ministry receives golden mummy mask from French-Egyptian citizen. Ahram Online. 6 October.

The future of 'Scythian gold' to be finally decided on Dec. 14

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Ukraine Today (2016). The future of 'Scythian gold' to be finally decided on Dec. 14. Ukraine Today. 6 October.

Egypt's Own: Repatriation of Antiquities Proves to be a Mammoth Task

(Egypt)

Sarah El Shaarawi (2016). Egypt's Own: Repatriation of Antiquities Proves to be a Mammoth Task. Newsweek. 5 October.

Lost and found: 5 pieces of Dutch Golden Age art have been recovered after a 10 year hunt

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Susannah Polk (2016). Lost and found: 5 pieces of Dutch Golden Age art have been recovered after a 10 year hunt. CNN. 5 October.

Heritage for sale: Stop the loot of India's past

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage for sale: Stop the loot of India's past. Sunday Guardian Live. 4 October.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad

(Australia)

Esther Anatolitis (2016). Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad. Eureka Street. 3 October.

Egypt recovers 5 stolen artifacts from US

(Egypt; United States of America)

State Information Service (2016). Egypt recovers 5 stolen artifacts from US. State Information Service. 3 October.

India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice. Sunday Guardian Live. 3 October.

Egypt retrieves 4 Pharaonic artifacts from the US

(Egypt; United States of America)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Egypt retrieves 4 Pharaonic artifacts from the US. Egypt Independent. 3 October.

Ancient 'Kennewick Man' remains returned to Columbia River tribes

(United States of America)

Megan Thomas (2016). Ancient 'Kennewick Man' remains returned to Columbia River tribes. CBC. 3 October.

Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture

(India; United Kingdom)

Richard Morris (2016). Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture. India GB News. 3 October.

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

(United States of America)

Laura Morales (2016). Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects. Arizona Public Media. 3 October.

Chile debe devolver libros saqueados

(Chile)

Chile must retrieve looted books

Denis Merino (2016). Chile debe devolver libros saqueados. Diario Uno. 2 October.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return. The Times of India. 1 October.

India takes possession of stolen 12th-century Brahma sculpture

(Australia; India)

Eastern Eye (2016). India takes possession of stolen 12th-century Brahma sculpture. Eastern Eye. 1 October.

Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

(Mexico; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war. BBC News. 29 September.

Feds 'Paying a Lot of Attention' to International Repatriations; Is It Enough?

(United States of America)

Kim Baca (2016). Feds 'Paying a Lot of Attention' to International Repatriations; Is It Enough?. Indian Country Today. 28 September.

New International Group to Amp Up Parthenon Marbles Reunification Campaign

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Mary Harris (2016). New International Group to Amp Up Parthenon Marbles Reunification Campaign. Greek Reporter. 26 September.

The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2016). The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts. The Guardian. 25 September.

Could you return that Declaration of Independence your family stole? Please?

(United States of America)

Gene Marks (2016). Could you return that Declaration of Independence your family stole? Please?. The Washington Post. 23 September.

Police find 'Emperor Has No Balls' statue depicting naked Donald Trump

(United States of America)

Marcine Joseph (2016). Police find 'Emperor Has No Balls' statue depicting naked Donald Trump. ABC United States. 23 September.

Paintings recovered in Leeuwarden storage unit 17 years after theft

(Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Paintings recovered in Leeuwarden storage unit 17 years after theft. NL Times. 22 September.

Exhibition with antiquities from occupied Cyprus opens on September 23

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2016). Exhibition with antiquities from occupied Cyprus opens on September 23. Famagusta Gazette. 22 September.

The Ancient One Takes Another Step Toward Home

(United States of America)

Richard Walker (2016). The Ancient One Takes Another Step Toward Home. Indian Country Today. 21 September.

Kohinoor our property, govt tells Supreme Court

(India)

Bhadra Sinha (2016). Kohinoor our property, govt tells Supreme Court. Hindustan Times. 20 September.

Pre-Columbian sculpture recovered at London auction house after mysterious disapperance

(Colombia; United Kingdom)

Richard Emblin (2016). Pre-Columbian sculpture recovered at London auction house after mysterious disapperance. The City Paper. 19 September.

Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Reuters (2016). Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum. Reuters. 16 September.

An 18th-Century Temple Buddha Painting Returns to Korea after an Epic Journey

(South Korea)

Alexxa Gotthardt (2016). An 18th-Century Temple Buddha Painting Returns to Korea after an Epic Journey. Artsy. 15 September.

Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill

(United States of America)

Isaac Arnsdorf (2016). Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill. Politico. 15 September.

Bring back vigango to their rightful locations

(Kenya)

Nancy Jumwa Ngowa (2016). Bring back vigango to their rightful locations. Daily Nation. 14 September.

Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces

(United States of America)

Kenneth R. Gosselin (2016). Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces. Hartford Courant. 14 September.

B.C. allocates $2 million for First Nations repatriation efforts

(Canada)

CBC (2016). B.C. allocates $2 million for First Nations repatriation efforts. CBC. 13 September.

Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Dutch News (2016). Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon. Dutch News. 12 September.

El museo de La Plata restituirá restos de cuatro lonkos mapuches

(Argentina)

The museum of La Plata restitutes remains of four Mapuche lonkos

Sergio Marilaf (2016). El museo de La Plata restituirá restos de cuatro lonkos mapuches. La Izquierda Diario. 12 September.

Aboriginal artefacts in Sotheby's auction prompt questions over provenance

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Debbie Cuthbertson (2016). Aboriginal artefacts in Sotheby's auction prompt questions over provenance. The Sydney Morning Herald. 11 September.

£1,000 painting stolen from Ripley gallery found in Bradford

(United Kingdom)

Hollie Bone (2016). £1,000 painting stolen from Ripley gallery found in Bradford. Harrogate Advertiser. 8 September.

The Disappearance and Return of the Original Ground Zero Flag

(United States of America)

J. Weston Phippen (2016). The Disappearance and Return of the Original Ground Zero Flag. The Atlantic. 8 September.

Letters I: Elgin Marbles dispute can be resolved by making 3D marbles of artifacts then returning them to Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National (2016). Letters I: Elgin Marbles dispute can be resolved by making 3D marbles of artifacts then returning them to Greece. The National. 8 September.

Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry

(Egypt; Mexico)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 7 September.

US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House

(United States of America; France)

Allison Meier (2016). US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House. Hyperallergic. 7 September.

ICE-rescued ancient fossil on display at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

(United States of America; China)

ICE (2016). ICE-rescued ancient fossil on display at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. ICE. 6 September.

Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer (2016). Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. Dallas News. 6 September.

200-year-old priceless bibles returned to church after break-in

(United Kingdom)

Ben Philip (2016). 200-year-old priceless bibles returned to church after break-in. Daily Record. 3 September.

Hawkins woman heads north to retrieve valuable stolen 'reborn doll' heads

(United States of America)

Jeff Bobo (2016). Hawkins woman heads north to retrieve valuable stolen 'reborn doll' heads. Times News. 2 September.

Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river

(United States of America)

Edward Damon (2016). Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river. Berkshire Eagle. 2 September.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2016). Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned from U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 1 September.

Perú recibe de Guatemala restos de la Cultura Paracas

(Peru; Guatemala)

Peru receives Paracas culture remains from Guatemala

Redacción (2016). Perú recibe de Guatemala restos de la Cultura Paracas. RPP. 1 September.

Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz (2016). Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris. Las Cruces Sun-News. 31 August.

Nazi treasure hunt: Spain wants return of 'Aryan' artifacts gifted to Third Reich in 1940s

(Spain; Germany)

RT (2016). Nazi treasure hunt: Spain wants return of 'Aryan' artifacts gifted to Third Reich in 1940s. RT. 30 August.

Ottawa backs request for return of Beothuk remains from Scotland

(Canada)

Dean Beeby (2016). Ottawa backs request for return of Beothuk remains from Scotland. CBC. 25 August.

Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Lucy McNally (2016). Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums. ABC Australia. 23 August.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Action urged for Yama lintel return. Bangkok Post. 23 August.

Meet the woman who found priceless earring that was stolen from MFA

(United States of America)

Emily Sweeney (2016). Meet the woman who found priceless earring that was stolen from MFA. The Boston Globe. 22 August.

Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo

(Paraguay)

Yugarón: Candelabras stolen from church returned

Ultima Hora (2016). Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo. Ultima Hora. 22 August.

Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years

(Iran; United States of America)

Iranian Students News (2016). Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years. Iran Front Page. 22 August.

In the frame: We chat to 'art detective' Arthur Brand

(Netherlands)

Matilda Battersby (2016). In the frame: We chat to 'art detective' Arthur Brand. Belfast Telegraph. 20 August.

Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich (2016). Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony. Santa Fe New Mexican. 20 August.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in river

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in river. BBC News. 19 August.

Stolen $65,000 sculpture returned after alleged ransom attempt

(Australia)

The West Australian (2016). Stolen $65,000 sculpture returned after alleged ransom attempt. The West Australian. 19 August.

Antlers Hunter S Thompson stole from Hemingway's home returned to family

(United States of America)

Alison Flood (2016). Antlers Hunter S Thompson stole from Hemingway's home returned to family. The Guardian. 15 August.

Decendant of Joseph Banks' servant supports repatriation of Gweagal artefacts

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Alasdair McDonald (2016). Decendant of Joseph Banks' servant supports repatriation of Gweagal artefacts. Bega District News. 15 August.

Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers

(United States of America)

Anne Constable (2016). Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 August.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez (2016). Lost and found: "What Was Ours". Santa Fe New Mexican. 12 August.

Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue

(Chile; United Kingdom)

AFP (2016). Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue. 9 News. 12 August.

'A national treasure': The tangled trail of a priceless moon rock memento from Apollo 11

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino (2016). 'A national treasure': The tangled trail of a priceless moon rock memento from Apollo 11. The Washington Post. 11 August.

Uma discussão de há décadas

(Portugal; Angola)

A discussion for decades

Joana Gorjão Henriques (2016). Uma discussão de há décadas. Publico. 10 August.

Benin set to recover its cultural heritage from France

(Benin; France)

Africa News (2016). Benin set to recover its cultural heritage from France. Africa News. 9 August.

How China Must Reclaim Its Lost Cultural Heritage

(China)

Peter Fuhrman (2016). How China Must Reclaim Its Lost Cultural Heritage. Frontera News. 8 August.

Pilfered paintings get digital recreation: Korean art kept overseas animated as part of new exhibit going on at DDP

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun (2016). Pilfered paintings get digital recreation: Korean art kept overseas animated as part of new exhibit going on at DDP. Korea JoongAng Daily. 8 August.

Partial return of looted collection

(Cyprus)

Jean Christou (2016). Partial return of looted collection. Cyprus Mail. 7 August.

Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced In Senate

(United States of America)

Rick Kearns (2016). Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced In Senate. Indian Country Today. 7 August.

Ancient Clay Figurine Repatriated to Cyprus from UK

(Cyprus)

Ioanna Zikakou (2016). Ancient Clay Figurine Repatriated to Cyprus from UK. Greek Reporter. 5 August.

Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition

(Thailand; United States of America)

The Nation (2016). Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition. The Nation. 5 August.

Facebook credited with return of stolen $10,000 painting to San Pedro art gallery

(United States of America)

Donna Littlejohn (2016). Facebook credited with return of stolen $10,000 painting to San Pedro art gallery. Daily Breeze. 5 August.

Ukraine not letting go of stolen Dutch Art

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Ukraine not letting go of stolen Dutch Art. NL Times. 4 August.

Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos

(Argentina)

Man robs chapel, is arrested trying to sell to neighbours.

Iguazu Noticias (2016). Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos. Iguazu Noticias. 4 August.

Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco. Bangkok Post. 4 August.

Returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece could ease Brexit negotiations

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Spear's (2016). Returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece could ease Brexit negotiations. Spear's. 3 August.

The foot of Zeus

(Afghanistan; Japan)

Llewelyn Morgan (2016). The foot of Zeus. Prospect Magazine. 3 August.

US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India (2016). US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt. The Indian Express. 3 August.

How art detective Arthur Brand recovered two multi-million pound pieces of stolen art

(Netherlands)

Matilda Battersby (2016). How art detective Arthur Brand recovered two multi-million pound pieces of stolen art. The Independent. 3 August.

100 Auction Houses Now Subscribing for Art Loss Register Due Diligence

(United Kingdom)

Fine Books Magazine (2016). 100 Auction Houses Now Subscribing for Art Loss Register Due Diligence. Fine Books Magazine. 3 August.

Trésors pillés : « La France doit répondre positivement á la demande du Bénin »

(France; Benin)

Pillaged Treasures: France must respond positively to Benin's demand

Le Monde (2016). Trésors pillés : « La France doit répondre positivement á la demande du Bénin ». Le Monde. 1 August.

Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia

(Ethiopia)

Tewodros Kassa (2016). Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Herald. 31 July.

Brexit: How hope may rise for Nigeria's looted artefacts

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Tajudeen Sowole (2016). Brexit: How hope may rise for Nigeria's looted artefacts. The Guardian. 31 July.

Long-Lost Engraving by Albrecht Dürer Discovered at Flea Market

(France; Germany)

Hili Perlson (2016). Long-Lost Engraving by Albrecht Dürer Discovered at Flea Market. ArtNet News. 29 July.

Dali, De Lempicka stolen from Dutch museum 'found after seven years'

(Netherlands)

AFP (2016). Dali, De Lempicka stolen from Dutch museum 'found after seven years'. Luxemburger Wort. 27 July.

Panchaloha idol found in sand heap

(India)

TNN (2016). Panchaloha idol found in sand heap. The Times of India. 26 July.

Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue

(Japan; South Korea)

Toru Higashioka (2016). Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue. The Asahi Shimbun. 26 July.

Giant rubber ducky that vanished is found in N.J. park

(United States of America)

Megan Cerullo (2016). Giant rubber ducky that vanished is found in N.J. park. Daily News. 25 July.

Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts

(Iran; Germany)

Mehr News Agency (2016). Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts. Mehr News Agency. 23 July.

U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield

(United States of America; France)

Anne Constable (2016). U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield. Santa Fe New Mexican. 23 July.

India may approach Britain on bringing back Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India (2016). India may approach Britain on bringing back Kohinoor. The Tribune. 22 July.

FBI returns Guatemala ancient Mayan artifacts that were in a private U.S. collection

(Guatemala; United States of America)

Ruben Vives (2016). FBI returns Guatemala ancient Mayan artifacts that were in a private U.S. collection. Los Angeles Times. 22 July.

Australia to return stolen Buddha statue to India

(Australia; India)

The Tribune (2016). Australia to return stolen Buddha statue to India. The Tribune. 22 July.

NGA's stolen buddha slowly homing in on return to India

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). NGA's stolen buddha slowly homing in on return to India. The Australian. 22 July.

Meet Vijay Kumar, the guardian of plundered idols and colonial loot

(India)

Divya Karthikeyan (2016). Meet Vijay Kumar, the guardian of plundered idols and colonial loot. The News Minute. 20 July.

First-ever legal bid for return of Elgin Marbles to Greece thrown out by European Court of Human Rights

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston (2016). First-ever legal bid for return of Elgin Marbles to Greece thrown out by European Court of Human Rights. The Independent. 19 July.

National Gallery of Australia likely to forfeit more ancient Indian antiquities, says director

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2016). National Gallery of Australia likely to forfeit more ancient Indian antiquities, says director. The Sydney Morning Herald. 18 July.

BJP government has no space for prized artefacts returned by US

(India)

Soudhriti Bhabani (2016). BJP government has no space for prized artefacts returned by US. India Today. 18 July.

Bring the ancient one home

(United States of America)

Rosita Worl (2016). Bring the ancient one home. Alaska Dispatch News. 17 July.

Reclaiming Africa's Treasures

(Ethiopia)

Rosemary Laryea (2016). Reclaiming Africa's Treasures. The Voice. 17 July.

Spanish Archive Raises Franco-Era Ghosts and Shadows of a New Chasm

(Spain)

Raphael Minder (2016). Spanish Archive Raises Franco-Era Ghosts and Shadows of a New Chasm. The New York Times. 16 July.

Nazi Art Loot Returned... to Nazis

(Germany)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Nazi Art Loot Returned... to Nazis. The New York Times. 15 July.

Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh

(India)

Orissa Post (2016). Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh. Orissa Post. 15 July.

State successfully retrieves artifacts from dive company

(United States of America)

Cheryl Burke (2016). State successfully retrieves artifacts from dive company. Carteret County News-Times. 15 July.

Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess

(United States of America)

Mari A. Schaefer (2016). Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess. Philly.com. 15 July.

Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts. Albuquerque Journal. 13 July.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture leads art trail parade

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture leads art trail parade. BBC News. 12 July.

TN gets back two 1,000-year-old idols smuggled to US

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). TN gets back two 1,000-year-old idols smuggled to US. The Times of India. 12 July.

Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned. The Times of India. 12 July.

Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale

(United States of America)

Griselda Nevarez (2016). Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale. The Guardian. 11 July.

Why confiscating idols alone will not break up the smuggling ring thriving in TN

(India)

Divya Karthikeyan (2016). Why confiscating idols alone will not break up the smuggling ring thriving in TN. The News Minute. 11 July.

MPs introduce Bill to return 'Elgin Marbles' to Greece 200 years after the UK decided to buy them

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Ian Johnston (2016). MPs introduce Bill to return 'Elgin Marbles' to Greece 200 years after the UK decided to buy them. The Independent. 11 July.

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

(United States of America)

Emily Zenter (2016). Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items. Cronkite News. 8 July.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal (2016). Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery. The Politic. 8 July.

Kohinoor, the mountain of light

(India)

K.S.S. Seshan (2016). Kohinoor, the mountain of light. The Hindu. 7 July.

Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back

(United States of America)

Royale Da (2016). Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back. KOAT. 7 July.

Ottawa pledges support for B.C. plan to repatriate First Nations artifacts

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). Ottawa pledges support for B.C. plan to repatriate First Nations artifacts. Vancouver Sun. 6 July.

Denmark returns stolen gold cart of Etruscan prince to Italy

(Denmark; Italy)

The Local (2016). Denmark returns stolen gold cart of Etruscan prince to Italy. The Local. 6 July.

Those Italian Artifacts Actually Were Looted, Danish Museum Now Says

(Denmark; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2016). Those Italian Artifacts Actually Were Looted, Danish Museum Now Says. The New York Times. 5 July.

Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años

(Mexico)

More than 6871 cultural items stolen in 18 years.

Olinka Valdez (2016). Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años. Milenio. 5 July.

Egypt retrieves Abbasid artifacts from London auction house

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Egypt Independent (2016). Egypt retrieves Abbasid artifacts from London auction house. Egypt Independent. 4 July.

A relief of King Nectanebo II recovered to Egypt from Paris

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). A relief of King Nectanebo II recovered to Egypt from Paris. Ahram Online. 3 July.

'That's our alien!' Owner recognizes 'sexy alien beast' abducted in theft

(United States of America)

Scott Sistek (2016). 'That's our alien!' Owner recognizes 'sexy alien beast' abducted in theft. Komo News. 1 July.

Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact

(Egypt; France)

Aswat Masriya (2016). Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact. All Africa. 30 June.

Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness

(United States of America)

Katherine Weber (2016). Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness. Christian Post. 30 June.

Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza

(Spain)

Assumed robbers of the crown of the Virgen de la Cabeza arrested

CLM24 (2016). Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza. CLM24. 30 June.

Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie. ArtNet News. 30 June.

Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels

(United Kingdom)

W.M.N.H. Finch (2016). Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels. The Herald. 29 June.

Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts

(United States of America)

Santa Fe New Mexican (2016). Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts. Santa Fe New Mexican. 26 June.

Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered

(Canada)

Mary Griffin (2016). Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered. CHEK. 25 June.

Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London

(Ireland; United Kingdom)

Michael Parsons (2016). Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London. The Irish Times. 24 June.

Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2016). Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church. The Guardian. 24 June.

Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned. Peru This Week. 23 June.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton (2016). First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement. Vancouver Sun. 23 June.

Urn returns to Danvers library

(United States of America)

Ethan Forman (2016). Urn returns to Danvers library. The Salem News. 22 June.

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz (2016). Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next. News Times. 22 June.

Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction

(Egypt; Israel)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction. Haaretz. 21 June.

B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger (2016). Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church. KSN. 20 June.

Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home

(United Kingdom; Bulgaria)

Martin Williams (2016). Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home. The Herald. 20 June.

On the trail of stolen artefacts

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar (2016). On the trail of stolen artefacts. The Hindu. 20 June.

Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home

(China; Netherlands)

Margaux Schreurs (2016). Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home. The Beijinger. 17 June.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones. Business Standard. 17 June.

Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel. Ahram Online. 16 June.

Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed

(Zimbabwe)

Nqobile Tshili (2016). Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed. Chronicle. 16 June.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2016). Villagers in court over stolen statue. Shanghai Daily. 16 June.

Stolen marble head of Rome's first emperor returns to Italy

(Italy)

Reuters (2016). Stolen marble head of Rome's first emperor returns to Italy. Reuters. 14 June.

Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv

(Ukraine; Italy)

Interfax (2016). Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv. Interfax. 13 June.

Stone of Destiny belongs in Perth, says council leader

(United Kingdom)

STV (2016). Stone of Destiny belongs in Perth, says council leader. STV. 13 June.

Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru

(Peru)

Peruvian Times (2016). Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru. Peruvian Times. 13 June.

Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home

(India)

Debayan Tewaril (2016). Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home. The Times of India. 12 June.

Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi

(India; United States of America)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2016). Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi. India Today. 9 June.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art

(Italy)

ANSA (2016). Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art. ANSA. 8 June.

U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo (2016). U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis. The Washington Free Beacon. 8 June.

PM Modi's quest to bring back cultural artefacts started in 2003

(India)

TNN (2016). PM Modi's quest to bring back cultural artefacts started in 2003. The Times of India. 8 June.

Auschwitz Museum lost, then found 16,000 belongings of Holocaust victims

(Poland)

Ben Rosen (2016). Auschwitz Museum lost, then found 16,000 belongings of Holocaust victims. The Christian Science Monitor. 8 June.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.

Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home

(India)

Nistula Hebbar (2016). Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home. The Hindu. 8 June.

How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts

(India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts. DNA. 8 June.

Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner

(United Kingdom; Italy)

BT (2016). Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner. BT. 7 June.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins

(Cambodia)

Michelle Vachon (2016). With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins. Cambodia Daily. 7 June.

'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace

(Poland)

Radio Poland (2016). 'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace. Radio Poland. 6 June.

US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation

(India; United States of America)

Geneva Sands (2016). US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation. ABC United States. 6 June.

Palestine demands return of seized artefacts

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Nasouh Nazzal (2016). Palestine demands return of seized artefacts. Gulf News. 6 June.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home. Albuquerque Journal. 5 June.

Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested

Diario de Alto Aragón (2016). Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro. Diario de Alto Aragón. 4 June.

The feds' real-life Indiana Jones

(United States of America)

Wesley Bruer (2016). The feds' real-life Indiana Jones. WTVM. 3 June.

Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo (2016). Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes. The Durango Herald. 3 June.

FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts

(United States of America)

Scott MacFarlane (2016). FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts. NBC. 3 June.

Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found

(United States of America)

Rachel Weiner (2016). Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found. The Washington Post. 2 June.

Pricey Painting Found

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Pricey Painting Found. CBS. 2 June.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned

(United States of America)

Tracy Connor (2016). Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned. NBC. 2 June.

Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping

(India)

Vivek Narayanan (2016). Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping. The Hindu. 2 June.

Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities. Ahram Online. 1 June.

US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair (2016). US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip. Mumbai Mirror. 1 June.

Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP (2016). Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece. 7 News. 31 May.

Kiwanis Club seeks return of missing train items

(United States of America)

Sherese A. Gore (2016). Kiwanis Club seeks return of missing train items. The News & Advance. 30 May.

Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Madison Park (2016). Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand. CNN. 28 May.

Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered

(United States of America)

RJ Wolcott (2016). Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered. Lansing State Journal. 27 May.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago. Yahoo News. 27 May.

Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts

(United States of America; France)

Martin Heinrich (2016). Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts. KRWG. 26 May.

Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'

(United States of America; France)

David Smith (2016). Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'. The Guardian. 25 May.

British Museum confirms provenance of looted Afghan Bowl

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel (2016). British Museum confirms provenance of looted Afghan Bowl. Museums Journal. 24 May.

Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions

(United States of America; France)

AFP (2016). Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions. The Daily Mail. 24 May.

China hopes to reunite "stolen" Buddhist relics in the virtual world

(China)

Atul Aneja (2016). China hopes to reunite "stolen" Buddhist relics in the virtual world. The Hindu. 24 May.

Guatemala reclama piezas arqueológicas robadas que se exhiben en el museo Tesak

(Guatemala)

Guatemala reclaims looted archaeological pieces and they are exhibited in the Tesak museum

María Luz Nóchez (2016). Guatemala reclama piezas arqueológicas robadas que se exhiben en el museo Tesak. El Faro. 23 May.

Stolen artefacts recovered, date back to Mughal era

(India)

Nitesh Kumar Sharmal (2016). Stolen artefacts recovered, date back to Mughal era. The Times of India. 23 May.

Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Reuters (2016). Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts. Ahram Online. 22 May.

Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain

(Cambodia)

Morn Vanntey (2016). Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain. The Phnom Penh Post. 20 May.

Special delegation visits Sheffield for skull repatriation

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

The Star (2016). Special delegation visits Sheffield for skull repatriation. The Star. 20 May.

Another Milestone As France Returns 2 Nok Artefacts

(Nigeria; Togo; France)

Chika Okeke (2016). Another Milestone As France Returns 2 Nok Artefacts. Leadership. 20 May.

How Christie's helped to return a looted treasure to Afghanistan

(Afghanistan; United Kingdom)

Christie's (2016). How Christie's helped to return a looted treasure to Afghanistan. Christie's. 20 May.

Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum

(Russia; Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

After 4 years, rare sarcophagi smuggled into Israel to be returned to Egypt

(Egypt; Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). After 4 years, rare sarcophagi smuggled into Israel to be returned to Egypt. The Times of Israel. 18 May.

Maori skull on its way back home after 130 years

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan (2016). Maori skull on its way back home after 130 years. The National. 18 May.

Egypt Repatriates 44 Stolen Archaeological Objects from France

(Egypt; France)

Egyptian Streets (2016). Egypt Repatriates 44 Stolen Archaeological Objects from France. Egyptian Streets. 17 May.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in garden

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in garden. BBC News. 16 May.

Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art

(United States of America)

Adam Parker (2016). Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art. The Post and Courier. 16 May.

Estonia hands over stolen Viking-era sword to Ukraine (photos)

(Ukraine; Estonia; Russia; Belarus)

Ukraine Today (2016). Estonia hands over stolen Viking-era sword to Ukraine (photos). Ukraine Today. 14 May.

CHTHO asks Iranians abroad to report smuggled artifacts

(Iran)

Tehran Times (2016). CHTHO asks Iranians abroad to report smuggled artifacts. Tehran Times. 14 May.

Mapuches pidieron al Museo de La Plata la restitución de los restos de cuatro caciques

(Argentina)

Mapuches call on Museo de La Plata to return the remains for four caciques

Blanco Negro (2016). Mapuches pidieron al Museo de La Plata la restitución de los restos de cuatro caciques. Info Blanco Sobre Negro. 13 May.

Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist

(United States of America)

Matt Miller (2016). Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist. KTOO. 12 May.

Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

(Ukraine; Italy)

Reuters (2016). Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum. Reuters. 12 May.

Burying Bones of Contention: Native Americans Close to Getting Ancestral Skeleton Back

(United States of America)

Zach Zorich (2016). Burying Bones of Contention: Native Americans Close to Getting Ancestral Skeleton Back. Scientific American. 12 May.

60 Maori and Moriori heads and skulls repatriated from UK and US

(New Zealand; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Kurt Bayer (2016). 60 Maori and Moriori heads and skulls repatriated from UK and US. The New Zealand Herald. 12 May.

Maori skull returning to homeland after 133 years in Moray

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Chris Foote (2016). Maori skull returning to homeland after 133 years in Moray. STV. 11 May.

Ancient seal dated back to X century returns to Ukraine

(Ukraine)

Ukraine Today (2016). Ancient seal dated back to X century returns to Ukraine. Ukraine Today. 11 May.

Ancient Persian seals returned by U.S. to go on display

(Iran; United States of America)

Tehran Times (2016). Ancient Persian seals returned by U.S. to go on display. Tehran Times. 11 May.

Govt exploring ways to resolve Kohinoor issue with UK: Sharma

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India (2016). Govt exploring ways to resolve Kohinoor issue with UK: Sharma. Business Standard. 9 May.

The Heritage Warriors

(India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). The Heritage Warriors. DNA. 8 May.

Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple

(India)

Latha Iyer (2016). Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple. Performance Gurus. 8 May.

Stolen Three Century Old Violin Mysteriously Returned

(United States of America)

Steven Sukkau (2016). Stolen Three Century Old Violin Mysteriously Returned. Pembina Valley Online. 8 May.

Greece looks to international justice to regain Parthenon marbles from UK

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2016). Greece looks to international justice to regain Parthenon marbles from UK. The Guardian. 8 May.

Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist

(United States of America)

Rob Low (2016). Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist. KDVR. 7 May.

#ReturnTheMarbles campaign uses cheeky billboard to seek return of Parthenon sculptures

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Leah MacLennan (2016). #ReturnTheMarbles campaign uses cheeky billboard to seek return of Parthenon sculptures. ABC Australia. 6 May.

Church raider jailed after stealing priceless relics, including ancient coffin

(United Kingdom)

Jeanette Oldham (2016). Church raider jailed after stealing priceless relics, including ancient coffin. Birmingham Mail. 6 May.

Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives

(United States of America)

Kate Thayer (2016). Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives. The Chicago Tribune. 5 May.

Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan (2016). Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says. Oregon Live. 4 May.

FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police

(United States of America)

Denise Rosch (2016). FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police. News 3. 2 May.

Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor. The Indian Express. 1 May.

Forget the Kohinoor, could we have the Amaravati Stupa sculptures back please?

(India; United Kingdom)

Ruchika Sharma (2016). Forget the Kohinoor, could we have the Amaravati Stupa sculptures back please?. Scroll.in. 1 May.

Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?. MyIndMakers. 29 April.

The Right to Own Living Memorials

(Kenya)

Stephen E. Nash (2016). The Right to Own Living Memorials. Sapiens. 29 April.

Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era

(India)

Richi Verma (2016). Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era. The Times of India. 29 April.

9,000-year-old 'Kennewick Man' will receive Native American burial after decades in limbo

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino (2016). 9,000-year-old 'Kennewick Man' will receive Native American burial after decades in limbo. National Post. 28 April.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan. BBC News. 28 April.

Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held. NDTV. 28 April.

Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals

(United Kingdom)

David Whelan (2016). Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals. Belfast Media Group. 27 April.

Senate hearing could bring Kennewick Man closer to tribal burial

(United States of America)

Anette Cary (2016). Senate hearing could bring Kennewick Man closer to tribal burial. Tri-City Herald. 27 April.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP (2016). US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan. The Nation. 27 April.

CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft

(India)

The Hans India (2016). CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft. The Hans India. 27 April.

Stolen Sarcophagus Returned

(Turkey; United States of America)

Ahmet Balan (2016). Stolen Sarcophagus Returned. Associated Press. 26 April.

The Case against the Universal Museum

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). The Case against the Universal Museum. Artsy. 26 April.

Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par. Business Standard. 26 April.

Mungo Man still lies in a cardboard box. Why?

(Australia)

Tom Keneally (2016). Mungo Man still lies in a cardboard box. Why?. The Age. 26 April.

18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government. The New Indian Express. 25 April.

Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash

(India)

Ranjani Govind (2016). Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash. The Hindu. 25 April.

Monuments Men go after state's treasure

(India)

Vandana Kamath (2016). Monuments Men go after state's treasure. Bangalore Mirror. 24 April.

Egypt retrieves ancient statue from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

State Information Service (2016). Egypt retrieves ancient statue from Belgium. State Information Service. 24 April.

A treasure returned

(Canada)

Kristine Power (2016). A treasure returned. Memorial University Gazette. 22 April.

'The Kohinoor is but one flashy stone'

(India; United Kingdom)

Radhika Santhanam (2016). 'The Kohinoor is but one flashy stone'. The Hindu. 22 April.

In a U-turn Narendra Modi government promises to take all steps to bring back Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Anubhuti Vishnoi (2016). In a U-turn Narendra Modi government promises to take all steps to bring back Kohinoor. The Economic Times. 20 April.

Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001

(Guatemala)

Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001

Hemeroteca PL (2016). Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001. Prensa Libre. 19 April.

Kohinoor Diamond Belongs To Britain, Says Government In Supreme Court

(India; United Kingdom)

All India (2016). Kohinoor Diamond Belongs To Britain, Says Government In Supreme Court. NDTV. 18 April.

S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency (2016). S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster. Yonhap News Agency. 16 April.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft

(United States of America)

Laura Wagner (2016). Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft. NPR. 15 April.

Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nainets (2016). Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings. Reuters. 14 April.

Art loss register reunites Stortford burglary victim with rare chronometer after six years

(United Kingdom)

Herts & Essex Observer (2016). Art loss register reunites Stortford burglary victim with rare chronometer after six years. Herts & Essex Observer. 14 April.

Italian police recover jewels stolen in €3m heist organised by Russian woman

(Italy; Russia)

AFP (2016). Italian police recover jewels stolen in €3m heist organised by Russian woman. The Guardian. 14 April.

'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft

(Ireland)

BBC News (2016). 'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft. BBC News. 12 April.

Online group tracks stolen art and negotiates for its return

(India)

Sravanth Verma (2016). Online group tracks stolen art and negotiates for its return. Digital Journal. 9 April.

Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found. Daijiworld. 8 April.

Court: Navajo due hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics

(United States of America)

Sara Weber (2016). Court: Navajo due hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics. Arizona Daily Sun. 7 April.

Arrests made over 2009 Edvard Munch heist from Oslo art dealer

(Norway)

The Scotsman (2016). Arrests made over 2009 Edvard Munch heist from Oslo art dealer. The Scotsman. 6 April.

Stolen Edvard Munch artwork recovered after seven years

(Norway)

AFP (2016). Stolen Edvard Munch artwork recovered after seven years. The Guardian. 6 April.

Peru archaeological pieces to be repatriated from Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Hillary Ojeda (2016). Peru archaeological pieces to be repatriated from Chile. Peru This Week. 5 April.

ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia

(Mongolia; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia. ICE. 5 April.

Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held

(India)

Kapil Dixit (2016). Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held. The Times of India. 4 April.

Stolen Easter Island statue deserves a trip home

(Chile; United Kingdom)

Mark Gilbert (2016). Stolen Easter Island statue deserves a trip home. The Chicago Tribune. 3 April.

Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art

(United States of America)

Mara Siegler (2016). Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art. Page Six. 3 April.

Panchaloha idols seized

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Panchaloha idols seized. The Hans India. 3 April.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra (2016). Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired. The Chakra. 2 April.

Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins (2016). Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture. The Guardian. 2 April.

How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Nigel Fardale (2016). How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings. National Post. 1 April.

Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Jemima Garrett (2016). Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii. ABC Australia. 1 April.

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

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

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

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

Waiting for Benin bronze from UK

(Nigeria)

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

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork

(Cambodia)

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

Four held; stolen idols recovered

(India)

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

Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons

(Cyprus)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts?

(General)

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

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.

Norwegian 'witch' books stolen by Nazis found

(Norway; Czech Republic)

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

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.

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.

Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques

(Nigeria)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cambridge college removes stolen Benin bronze cockerel

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

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

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.

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.

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.

Police recover school's stolen artwork

(United States of America)

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

India's Lost Treasures

(India; United Kingdom; Pakistan)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Manannan Mac Lír statue back in place at Binevenagh

(United Kingdom)

Seamus McKinney (2016). Manannan Mac Lír statue back in place at Binevenagh. The Irish News. 29 February.

Le collectionneur Sindika Dokolo remporte son bras de fer contre un galeriste parisien

(Angola; France)

Roxana Azimi (2016). Le collectionneur Sindika Dokolo remporte son bras de fer contre un galeriste parisien. Le Monde. 29 February.

Antiquities: The long road home

(General)

Finbarr Toesland (2016). Antiquities: The long road home. The Africa Report. 29 February.

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Peter Ford (2016). US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue. Cambodia Daily. 29 February.

ASI seeks info on provenance of idols

(India)

S. Prasad (2016). ASI seeks info on provenance of idols. The Hindu. 28 February.

U.S. will return stolen historical documents to Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Yelena Chernenko (2016). U.S. will return stolen historical documents to Russia. Russia Beyond the Headlines. 26 February.

Taiwan Buddhist helps lost statue head home after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Shanghai Daily (2016). Taiwan Buddhist helps lost statue head home after 20 years. Shanghai Daily. 26 February.

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned

(Italy; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Rare $3 million painting by French master Jean-Léon Gérôme returned after 70 years

(Russia)

The Siberian Times (2016). Rare $3 million painting by French master Jean-Léon Gérôme returned after 70 years. The Siberian Times. 25 February.

Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Sravanth Verma (2016). Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues. Digital Journal. 24 February.

1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). 1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'. The New Indian Express. 24 February.

Where it is safe to do so, cultural artefacts should be repatriated

(General)

Dara Bramsos (2016). Where it is safe to do so, cultural artefacts should be repatriated. The Economist. 23 February.

Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft

(United States of America)

Kayla Root (2016). Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft. KRQE News. 23 February.

Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Wang Fan (2016). Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years. ECNS. 22 February.

Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included

(United States of America)

Katie Banks (2016). Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included. Fox. 22 February.

Right-on students demand Cambridge removes bronze statue …because it was looted by Britain

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Charlie Peat (2016). Right-on students demand Cambridge removes bronze statue …because it was looted by Britain. Express. 22 February.

Athenians' Association Turns to the European Court of Human Rights for the Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Evgenia Choros (2016). Athenians' Association Turns to the European Court of Human Rights for the Parthenon Marbles. Greek Reporter. 19 February.

BREAKING: Jesus College students vote to repatriate cockerel to Nigeria

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

The Cambridge Student (2016). BREAKING: Jesus College students vote to repatriate cockerel to Nigeria. The Cambridge Student. 18 February.

छपरा के सोनारप ी से चोरी करोड़ की अ धातु की ाचीन मू्ित यां बरामद

(India)

Stolen ancient idol from Chhapra recovered from pond

Jagran (2016). छपरा के सोनारप ी से चोरी करोड़ की अ धातु की ाचीन मू्ित यां बरामद. Jagran. 18 February.

'Sparky' found in recycling yard

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). 'Sparky' found in recycling yard. Albuquerque Journal. 17 February.

EDITORIAL: Restoring artifacts to their rightful owners

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Indiana Daily Student (2016). EDITORIAL: Restoring artifacts to their rightful owners. Indiana Daily Student. 17 February.

Le Corbusier centre theft: Chandigarh Police cracks another case of heritage furniture theft, arrests 3

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Le Corbusier centre theft: Chandigarh Police cracks another case of heritage furniture theft, arrests 3. The New Indian Express. 17 February.

The Art Loss Register locates two paintings stolen in a house burglary in Amsterdam in 2010

(Netherlands; Switzerland)

Art Daily (2016). The Art Loss Register locates two paintings stolen in a house burglary in Amsterdam in 2010. Art Daily. 16 February.

Home at last: 39 historic artifacts from Anatolia returned

(Turkey)

Burcu Calik (2016). Home at last: 39 historic artifacts from Anatolia returned. Daily Sabah. 15 February.

Angola: Culture Minister visits exhibition of recovered art works

(Angola)

Agencia Angola Press (2016). Angola: Culture Minister visits exhibition of recovered art works. Agencia Angola Press. 15 February.

Egypt to recover two stolen artefacts from Germany

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt to recover two stolen artefacts from Germany. Ahram Online. 14 February.

75 años del regreso de la 'Dama de Elche'

(Spain)

Pedro Fernández Barbadillo (2016). 75 años del regreso de la 'Dama de Elche'. Libertad. 14 February.

Britain must free the blood-soaked queen of diamonds Koh-i-Noor

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Ben MacIntyre (2016). Britain must free the blood-soaked queen of diamonds Koh-i-Noor. The Australian. 13 February.

Landmark Judgment Returns Remains to Tribe

(United States of America)

Cynthia Coleman Emery (2016). Landmark Judgment Returns Remains to Tribe. Indian Country Today. 13 February.

NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where. The Australian. 12 February.

Three Valuable Islamic Lamps to Return to Cairo After Being Looted, Replaced With Fakes

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2016). Three Valuable Islamic Lamps to Return to Cairo After Being Looted, Replaced With Fakes. Egyptian Streets. 11 February.

Stolen mosque lamps to return to Egypt as Cairo museum houses new database

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Tim Cornwell (2016). Stolen mosque lamps to return to Egypt as Cairo museum houses new database. The Art Newspaper. 11 February.

Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft

(United States of America)

Kristen Mitchell (2016). Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 10 February.

Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist

(United States of America)

Zachary T. Sampson (2016). Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.

Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Gianluca Mezzofiore (2016). Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain. The Daily Mail. 8 February.

A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer

(India)

Ashwin Aghor (2016). A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer. Catch News. 8 February.

India Pride Project – How Smuggled Indian Art Is Brought Back Home

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). India Pride Project – How Smuggled Indian Art Is Brought Back Home. Swarajya. 7 February.

Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures

(Iran)

Sputnik News (2016). Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures. Sputnik News. 7 February.

Iran's Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US

(Iran)

Tasnim News Agency (2016). Iran's Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US. Tasnim News Agency. 6 February.

Angola: Sindika Dokolo Foundation to Recover Two More Angolan Culture Artefacts

(Angola)

All Africa (2016). Angola: Sindika Dokolo Foundation to Recover Two More Angolan Culture Artefacts. All Africa. 5 February.

Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft. ArtNet News. 5 February.

FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2016). FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum. Leadership. 5 February.

Un trésor oublié depuis trente ans rendu á un peuple amérindien

(Colombia; France)

A treasure lost for 30 years is returned to a Native American community

Amaury Peyrach' (2016). Un trésor oublié depuis trente ans rendu á un peuple amérindien. Le Figaro. 5 February.

Treasures Dug Up by Tomb Robbers Returned to Italy

(Italy; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Megan Gannon (2016). Treasures Dug Up by Tomb Robbers Returned to Italy. Live Science. 4 February.

Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina

(Ecuador; Argentina; Spain)

Ecuador displays 567 cultural objects repatriated from Spain and Argentina

AFP (2016). Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina. Ecuavisa. 3 February.

Argentina returns 4,150 cultural heritage artifacts to Peru

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

Hillary Ojeda (2016). Argentina returns 4,150 cultural heritage artifacts to Peru. Living in Peru. 3 February.

Aratoi museum and local iwi buy back ancient Maori cloak after century in US

(New Zealand)

Rachel Thomas (2016). Aratoi museum and local iwi buy back ancient Maori cloak after century in US. Stuff.co.nz. 2 February.

Two held with stolen heritage furniture

(India)

The Tribune (2016). Two held with stolen heritage furniture. The Tribune. 2 February.

Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered

(France)

Artlyst (2016). Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered. Artlyst. 1 February.

Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland

(Switzerland; Italy; United Kingdom)

Hannah Roberts (2016). Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland. The Daily Mail. 1 February.

Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva

(Switzerland; Italy; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires (2016). Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva. The Telegraph. 1 February.

Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered

(United States of America)

Grant Sloan (2016). Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered. Ozarks First. 1 February.

Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'

(United States of America)

Ben Hooper (2016). Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'. UPI. 1 February.

Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler

(Australia)

Laura Armitage (2016). Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler. Heidelberg Leader. 1 February.

Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.

On the trail of the lost bulls: art detectives who track down missing public treasures

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2016). On the trail of the lost bulls: art detectives who track down missing public treasures. The Guardian. 30 January.

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Audrey Wilson (2016). Last Koh Ker piece coming home. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 January.

In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Pin Sisovann (2016). In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities. Voice of America. 29 January.

Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces

(Colombia; Spain)

Sally Palomino (2016). Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces. El País. 29 January.

US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue

(Italy; United States of America)

Patrick Browne (2016). US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue. The Local. 29 January.

Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure

(Colombia; Spain)

Associated Press (2016). Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure. Associated Press. 28 January.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt (2016). Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March. Honolulu Magazine. 27 January.

US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand

(Thailand; United States of America)

Bangkok Post (2016). US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand. Bangkok Post. 25 January.

El tesoro de los Quimbayas

(Colombia; Spain)

The treasure of the Quimbayas

Óscar Domínguez G. (2016). El tesoro de los Quimbayas. El Universal. 25 January.

Stolen artwork returned to gallery

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij (2016). Stolen artwork returned to gallery. Stuff.co.nz. 23 January.

'Operation Pandora' recovers thousands of artefacts

(General)

BBC News (2016). 'Operation Pandora' recovers thousands of artefacts. BBC News. 23 January.

Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear (2016). Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success. Khmer Times. 21 January.

Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk. The Detroit News. 20 January.

At National Museum, Decapitated Harihara Statue to Headline

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2016). At National Museum, Decapitated Harihara Statue to Headline. Khmer Times. 18 January.

'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'

(United Kingdom)

Hull Daily Mail (2016). 'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'. Hull Daily Mail. 17 January.

Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years

(Australia)

Kitty Hauser (2016). Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years. The Australian. 16 January.

मूर्ति चोर गिरोह गिरफ्तार, अष्टधातु की 70 मूर्तियां बरामद

(India)

Thieves arrested in stolen idol case

News 18 (2016). मूर्ति चोर गिरोह गिरफ्तार, अष्टधातु की 70 मूर्तियां बरामद. News 18. 16 January.

Switzerland returns stolen Etruscan treasures to Italy

(Switzerland; Italy)

Swiss Info (2016). Switzerland returns stolen Etruscan treasures to Italy. Swiss Info. 15 January.

En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad

(Colombia)

Angel stolen from the church of Soledad found in pathway

El Heraldo (2016). En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad. El Heraldo. 14 January.

Argentina comienza la restitución de piezas arqueológicas más grande de su historia

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

Argentina starts the largest return of archaeological pieces in its history

Melina Heinrich (2016). Argentina comienza la restitución de piezas arqueológicas más grande de su historia. Télam. 14 January.

Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures

(New Zealand)

Lois Williams (2016). Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures. Radio New Zealand. 14 January.

Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt

(Canada)

Michael Tutton (2016). Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt. The Hamilton Spectator. 14 January.

Antiquities minister set to inaugurate exhibition for recovered artefacts on Thursday

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities minister set to inaugurate exhibition for recovered artefacts on Thursday. Ahram Online. 12 January.

Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years. Detroit Free Press. 11 January.

From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah

(Israel; Austria)

Shlomo Rizel (2016). From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah. Chabad.org. 11 January.

Van Dyck painting found in Istanbul

(Turkey; Georgia; Russia)

Hurriyet Daily News (2016). Van Dyck painting found in Istanbul. Hurriyet Daily News. 8 January.

Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years

(United States of America)

Angela Brandt (2016). Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years. Independent Record. 8 January.

Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne (2016). Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury. Hartford Courant. 6 January.

ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia

(Australia; India)

Amrita Madhukalya (2016). ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia. DNA. 6 January.

Sale of historic Maori cloak attracts debate on Trade Me

(New Zealand)

Stuff.co.nz (2016). Sale of historic Maori cloak attracts debate on Trade Me. Stuff.co.nz. 4 January.

Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?

(Colombia; Peru; Panama; Spain)

Giles Richardson (2016). Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?. Apollo. 4 January.

Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago

(United Kingdom)

Tamworth Herald (2016). Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago. Tamworth Herald. 2 January.

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson (2016). Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding. Hull Daily Mail. 1 January.

Eaton's Pompeii relics may cause lengthy dilemma

(United States of America)

Jim Schultz (2015). Eaton's Pompeii relics may cause lengthy dilemma. Record Searchlight. 30 December.

Antiquities Ministry retrieves two artifacts from Germany, Austria

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2015). Antiquities Ministry retrieves two artifacts from Germany, Austria. Egypt Independent. 29 December.

6,500 Smuggled Artefacts Are Back to Syria

(Syria)

Sputnik News (2015). 6,500 Smuggled Artefacts Are Back to Syria. Sputnik News. 28 December.

Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina

(United States of America)

Sarah Boden (2015). Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina. Iowa Public Radio. 25 December.

Nicolas Cage Agrees to Return Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Katie Rogers (2015). Nicolas Cage Agrees to Return Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia. The New York Times. 22 December.

Africa's top collector returns ancestral works to Angola

(Angola)

Cristina Ruiz (2015). Africa's top collector returns ancestral works to Angola. The Art Newspaper. 22 December.

'Stolen' sapphire pops up in Midtown pawn shop 19 years later

(United States of America; Italy)

Julia Marsh (2015). 'Stolen' sapphire pops up in Midtown pawn shop 19 years later. New York Post. 22 December.

Appeal launched to find lost Sheffield steel sculpture

(United Kingdom)

The Star (2015). Appeal launched to find lost Sheffield steel sculpture. The Star. 21 December.

After 53 years, Kashmir gets back some of its rare artefacts

(India)

Haroon Mirani (2015). After 53 years, Kashmir gets back some of its rare artefacts. Greater Kashmir. 20 December.

US Artworks Delivered to Iran

(Iran; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). US Artworks Delivered to Iran. The New York Times. 19 December.

Así fue el robo al Museo de Antropología hace 30 años

(Mexico)

This is How the Robbery at the Anthropology Museum 30 Years Ago Went

José Antonio Aspiros Villagómez (2015). Así fue el robo al Museo de Antropología hace 30 años. Yancuic. 19 December.

El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara

(Argentina)

Dubin Ricardo (2015). El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara. El Tribuno. 18 December.

Uma Parameshwari Idol Back From Singapore, Set to Return Home Soon

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2015). Uma Parameshwari Idol Back From Singapore, Set to Return Home Soon. The New Indian Express. 17 December.

Tyrannosaurus skull sold for $230,000 in New York must go back to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Ellen Brait (2015). Tyrannosaurus skull sold for $230,000 in New York must go back to Mongolia. The Guardian. 16 December.

The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned

(United States of America)

Vince Grzegorek (2015). The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned. Cleve Scene. 16 December.

Motunui epa: Maori storehouse carvings returned home after 150 years buried in a swamp, 40-year European exile

(New Zealand)

Kim Griggs (2015). Motunui epa: Maori storehouse carvings returned home after 150 years buried in a swamp, 40-year European exile. ABC Australia. 16 December.

Knidos wants to regain its artifacts

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2015). Knidos wants to regain its artifacts. Hurriyet Daily News. 16 December.

Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado

(Argentina)

Stolen Christ found in the river

El Tribuno (2015). Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado. El Tribuno. 15 December.

Reclaimed History: 9 Repatriated Egyptian Antiquities

(Egypt)

Stephanie Pappas (2015). Reclaimed History: 9 Repatriated Egyptian Antiquities. Live Science. 15 December.

Stolen Dutch Art Shows Up in Ukraine, but Getting It Back Isn't Easy

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2015). Stolen Dutch Art Shows Up in Ukraine, but Getting It Back Isn't Easy. The New York Times. 15 December.

Does Greece want its marbles back?

(Greece; United Kingdom)

George Vardas (2015). Does Greece want its marbles back?. Neos Kosmos. 14 December.

Stolen relief of Egyptian King Seti I recovered from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Stolen relief of Egyptian King Seti I recovered from London. Ahram Online. 14 December.

Unsettled art show accompanies Encounters at the National Museum of Australia

(Australia)

Clare Colley (2015). Unsettled art show accompanies Encounters at the National Museum of Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald. 14 December.

Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah

(Egypt; United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah. Ahram Online. 14 December.

El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga

(Spain)

The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga

Pedro García Martín (2015). El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga. El Mundo. 14 December.

सीकर में जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुई मूर्तियां बरामद, तीन चोर भी गिरफ्तार

(India)

Sculptures stolen from Jain temple in Sikar recovered, three thieves arrested

Ashok Shekhawat (2015). सीकर में जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुई मूर्तियां बरामद, तीन चोर भी गिरफ्तार. News 18. 13 December.

El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección

(Spain)

The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection

Europa Press (2015). El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección. 20 Minutos. 13 December.

Banksy's sculpture 'The Drinker' is returned ten years after it was stolen by art activists but they have added their own special twist and scrawled 'Take the p***' on its plinth'

(United Kingdom)

Imogen Calderwood (2015). Banksy's sculpture 'The Drinker' is returned ten years after it was stolen by art activists but they have added their own special twist and scrawled 'Take the p***' on its plinth'. The Daily Mail. 12 December.

Sea god statue set to make welcome return

(United Kingdom)

News Letter (2015). Sea god statue set to make welcome return. News Letter. 11 December.

Villagers reject mummy conditions

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2015). Villagers reject mummy conditions. Shanghai Daily. 11 December.

UN Resolution Calls for Return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2015). UN Resolution Calls for Return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece. Greek Reporter. 11 December.

Syrian antiquities chief says Turkey refuses to return looted art

(Syria; Turkey)

Shadia Nasralla (2015). Syrian antiquities chief says Turkey refuses to return looted art. Reuters. 11 December.

ICE returns ancient dinosaur fossil, ancient cultural artifacts to China

(United States of America; China)

ICE (2015). ICE returns ancient dinosaur fossil, ancient cultural artifacts to China. ICE. 10 December.

Greece Will Not Further Pursue the Return of Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

A. Makris (2015). Greece Will Not Further Pursue the Return of Parthenon Marbles. Greek Reporter. 9 December.

ICE agents to return 120-million-year-old micro-raptor to China

(China; United States of America)

Lomi Kriel (2015). ICE agents to return 120-million-year-old micro-raptor to China. Houston Chronicle. 9 December.

Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan (2015). Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China. ECNS. 8 December.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy (2015). Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition. Australian Geographic. 7 December.

Cops find Jain idol in ditch

(India)

Shrikrishna Prasad (2015). Cops find Jain idol in ditch. The Telegraph. 6 December.

बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी

(India)

Stolen idol of Bhagvan Mahavir recovered from Jamui Village

Aajtak (2015). बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी. Aajtak. 6 December.

Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar

(India)

IANS (2015). Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar. Business Standard. 6 December.

AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum

(India; United Kingdom)

Express News Service (2015). AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum. The New Indian Express. 6 December.

Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities

(United States of America; France)

United States Department of the Interior (2015). Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities. United States Department of the Interior. 2 December.

The Real-Life Indiana Jones

(United States of America; India)

FiveThirtyEight (2015). The Real-Life Indiana Jones. FiveThirtyEight. 2 December.

French national treasure recovered by The Art Loss Register

(France; United Kingdom)

Art Loss Register (2015). French national treasure recovered by The Art Loss Register. Art Loss Register. 1 December.

La Funba recupera su patrimonio

(Guatemala)

FUNBA (Fundación para las Bellas Artes y la Cultura) recovers its heritage

Jaime Moreno (2015). La Funba recupera su patrimonio. El Periódico. 30 November.

Egypt attempts to bring back 8 smuggled artifacts from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nina Awad (2015). Egypt attempts to bring back 8 smuggled artifacts from Switzerland. Step Feed. 30 November.

Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home

(United States of America)

Sit News (2015). Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home. Sit News. 29 November.

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

(Cyprus; Canada)

In Cyprus (2015). Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned. Parikiaki. 28 November.

Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum. The Evening Sun. 27 November.

Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'

(Canada; India)

Douglas Quan (2015). Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'. National Post. 27 November.

Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures

(Philippines)

Associated Press (2015). Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures. The Guardian. 27 November.

Frescoes stolen from ancient tomb go on display in Italy

(Italy)

Reuters (2015). Frescoes stolen from ancient tomb go on display in Italy. Reuters. 26 November.

French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora

(Greece; France)

Philip Crysopoulos (2015). French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora. Greek Reporter. 26 November.

Arrest in Swiss Farm Museum Burglary

(United States of America)

Grundy County Herald (2015). Arrest in Swiss Farm Museum Burglary. Grundy County Herald. 25 November.

Artifacts stolen from Syria seized in eastern Turkey

(Turkey; Syria)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Artifacts stolen from Syria seized in eastern Turkey. Daily Sabah. 25 November.

Swiss return two ancient cuneiform tablets to Iraq

(Switzerland; Iraq)

Swiss Info (2015). Swiss return two ancient cuneiform tablets to Iraq. Swiss Info. 24 November.

Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas

(Singapore; India)

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid (2015). Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas. Channel News Asia. 24 November.

Stolen painting back on display in Portland

(United States of America)

WGME (2015). Stolen painting back on display in Portland. WGME. 23 November.

Saginaw Tribe repatriating ancestral remains

(United States of America)

Midland Daily News (2015). Saginaw Tribe repatriating ancestral remains. Midland Daily News. 23 November.

Thieves return stolen idol

(India)

Imran Gowhar (2015). Thieves return stolen idol. The Hindu. 22 November.

Stolen ancestral remains repatriated to Western Australia after years of negotiations

(Australia; Austria)

Erin Parke (2015). Stolen ancestral remains repatriated to Western Australia after years of negotiations. ABC Australia. 21 November.

Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh (2015). Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol. The Star Press. 19 November.

U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Richard Valdmanis (2015). U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine. Reuters. 19 November.

German man returns mummy mask to Egypt after 50 years away

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). German man returns mummy mask to Egypt after 50 years away. Ahram Online. 18 November.

Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan (2015). Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue. ECNS. 17 November.

ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India

(India; United States of America)

ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India. ICE. 17 November.

John Oliver explains why India is unlikely to get the Koh-i-Noor diamond back

(United Kingdom; India)

Sonam Joshi (2015). John Oliver explains why India is unlikely to get the Koh-i-Noor diamond back. Mashable. 17 November.

Museum hunts for 2,000 year old mummy's missing teeth

(Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2015). Museum hunts for 2,000 year old mummy's missing teeth. NL Times. 16 November.

Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk

(China; Netherlands)

China Daily (2015). Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk. What's On Xiamen. 16 November.

18th century stolen idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 18th century stolen idol recovered. The Statesman. 13 November.

México recupera piezas arqueológicas y un fósil repatriados de seis países

(Mexico)

Mexico recuperates archaeological pieces and a fossil repatriated from six countries

INAH (2015). México recupera piezas arqueológicas y un fósil repatriados de seis países. INAH. 13 November.

Nepalese teen held for theft at Virbhadra's palace in Sarahan

(India)

Hindustan Times (2015). Nepalese teen held for theft at Virbhadra's palace in Sarahan. Hindustan Times. 12 November.

Stolen Wrexham sheep 'Champion' found at the top of Dinas Bran

(United Kingdom)

Gary Porter (2015). Stolen Wrexham sheep 'Champion' found at the top of Dinas Bran. Daily Post. 11 November.

Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail

(United States of America)

William Kerns (2015). Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. 11 November.

NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned

(United States of America)

Jason Koebler (2015). NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned. Motherboard. 11 November.

Artefacts stolen from CM's palace recovered

(India)

The Tribune (2015). Artefacts stolen from CM's palace recovered. The Tribune. 11 November.

Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day

(Canada)

Mark McNeil (2015). Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day. The Hamilton Spectator. 10 November.

Illegal digs unearth mosaics

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Illegal digs unearth mosaics. Hurriyet Daily News. 9 November.

Police trace stolen WW1 East Surrey regimental colours

(United Kingdom)

Surry Mirror (2015). Police trace stolen WW1 East Surrey regimental colours. Surry Mirror. 8 November.

Singapore gallery returns 11th century statue to India

(India; Singapore)

B Sivakumar (2015). Singapore gallery returns 11th century statue to India. The Times of India. 8 November.

John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Reuters (2015). John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction. The Guardian. 8 November.

Indians sue Queen for return of £100m jewel in the crown: Bollywood stars and businessmen launch legal battle over 105-carat diamond which they say was stolen from their country

(India; United Kingdom)

Robert Verkaik (2015). Indians sue Queen for return of £100m jewel in the crown: Bollywood stars and businessmen launch legal battle over 105-carat diamond which they say was stolen from their country. The Daily Mail. 7 November.

'Mungo Man': Bones of Australia's 42,000-year-old man returned to Aboriginal tribes for burial

(Australia)

Kathy Marks (2015). 'Mungo Man': Bones of Australia's 42,000-year-old man returned to Aboriginal tribes for burial. The Independent. 7 November.

Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art. The Canadian Jewish News. 6 November.

MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

Bernama (2015). MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government. Bernama. 6 November.

Asian Civilisations Museum hands back sculpture identified as stolen to India

(Singapore; India)

The Straits Times (2015). Asian Civilisations Museum hands back sculpture identified as stolen to India. The Straits Times. 6 November.

Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home

(Australia)

Julie Power (2015). Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home. The Sydney Morning Herald. 6 November.

Mungo Man to be moved to National Museum of Australia's repatriation unit

(Australia)

Katie Burgess (2015). Mungo Man to be moved to National Museum of Australia's repatriation unit. The Canberra Times. 6 November.

ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston

(United States of America)

Kevin Quinn (2015). ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston. ABC United States. 5 November.

Looted Chokwe masks and a rare statue to be returned to Dundo Museum in Angola

(Angola)

Art Daily (2015). Looted Chokwe masks and a rare statue to be returned to Dundo Museum in Angola. Art Daily. 4 November.

How 3D printing helps preserve and return sacred Tlingit objects

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Jenkins (2015). How 3D printing helps preserve and return sacred Tlingit objects. KTOO. 3 November.

Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past

(Cambodia)

Bansie Vasvani (2015). Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past. Hyperallergic. 3 November.

Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash

(United States of America)

Carlos Greer (2015). Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash. Page Six. 31 October.

Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos). Cleveland.com. 30 October.

Da Chicago a Trani: la Diocesi recupera 109 pergamene antiche

(Italy)

From Chicago to Trani: the diocese recovers 109 ancient parchments

Alessandra Vacca (2015). Da Chicago a Trani: la Diocesi recupera 109 pergamene antiche. Trani Viva. 29 October.

3-D exhibit to bring Korean cultural properties from abroad

(South Korea)

So Jung Park (2015). 3-D exhibit to bring Korean cultural properties from abroad. Yonhap News Agency. 28 October.

2600 Jahre alte Weiheinschrift aus Babylon kehrt zurück in den Irak

(Iraq; Germany)

Consecration inscription form Babylon will return to Iraq

SPK (2015). 2600 Jahre alte Weiheinschrift aus Babylon kehrt zurück in den Irak. SPK. 28 October.

Stolen artifacts, ISIS money and a New Orleanian on the case

(United States of America)

Jed Lipinski (2015). Stolen artifacts, ISIS money and a New Orleanian on the case. The Times-Picayune. 28 October.

Canoe stolen decades ago returned to Stillaguamish Tribe

(United States of America)

Kari Bray (2015). Canoe stolen decades ago returned to Stillaguamish Tribe. Herald Net. 27 October.

Spain Returning over 100 Pieces of Stolen Art to Ecuador

(Ecuador; Spain)

TelesurTV (2015). Spain Returning over 100 Pieces of Stolen Art to Ecuador. TelesurTV. 27 October.

Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango

(Argentina)

Bronze bell from the church of Cabalango found in Colinas

El Diario Carlos Paz (2015). Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango. El Diario Carlos Paz. 27 October.

Saving an Ancestral Cemetery

(Poland)

Lara Ehrlich (2015). Saving an Ancestral Cemetery. BU Today. 26 October.

Unique painting stolen from Totnes pub for 'a drunken laugh

(United Kingdom)

C Abbott (2015). Unique painting stolen from Totnes pub for 'a drunken laugh. Herald Express. 26 October.

Traditional owners mark Uluru handback

(Australia)

AAP (2015). Traditional owners mark Uluru handback. 9 News. 25 October.

EE.UU. devolvió al Perú 25 piezas arqueológicas sustraídas

(Peru; United States of America)

The US has returned 25 stolen antiquities to Peru

El Comercio (2015). EE.UU. devolvió al Perú 25 piezas arqueológicas sustraídas. El Comercio. 23 October.

The Attorneys General and the Motunui Panels

(New Zealand)

Jim Mclay (2015). The Attorneys General and the Motunui Panels. Taranaki Daily News. 22 October.

Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931

(United States of America)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher (2015). Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931. Associated Press. 22 October.

ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India

(India; Singapore)

Deepika Shetty (2015). ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India. The Straits Times. 22 October.

Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor

(General)

Gabriella Angeleti (2015). Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 21 October.

African art needs to come home - and this is why

(General)

Dilip Ratha (2015). African art needs to come home - and this is why. The Guardian. 21 October.

Antropología acogerá pieza olmeca devuelta por Francia

(Mexico)

Antropología will host the Olmec piece returned from France

EFE (2015). Antropología acogerá pieza olmeca devuelta por Francia. El Universal. 21 October.

Artefacts returned by collector

(Cambodia; Sweden)

Vong Sokheng (2015). Artefacts returned by collector. The Phnom Penh Post. 21 October.

Asian Civilisations Museum to return controversial Indian bronze sculpture

(Singapore; India)

Mayo Martin (2015). Asian Civilisations Museum to return controversial Indian bronze sculpture. Today. 19 October.

Art matters: Stolen taonga returned to Taranaki after 40-year fight

(New Zealand)

Ali Ikram (2015). Art matters: Stolen taonga returned to Taranaki after 40-year fight. The New Zealand Herald. 17 October.

Stolen Basquiat painting reappears in Paris

(France)

DW (2015). Stolen Basquiat painting reappears in Paris. DW. 17 October.

Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón

(Spain)

Escaped prisoner arrested trying to steal two precious relics from the church of Morón

ABC España (2015). Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón. ABC España. 17 October.

NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq

(United States of America)

Steve Russell (2015). NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq. Indian Country Today. 16 October.

Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector

(Cambodia)

Neou Vannarin (2015). Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector. Voice of America. 16 October.

Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2015). Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia. The Australian. 16 October.

Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan (2015). Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'. ECNS. 15 October.

Pompeii's pilferers punished with a curse from the gods

(Italy)

Alice Philipson (2015). Pompeii's pilferers punished with a curse from the gods. The Telegraph. 14 October.

Largest database of stolen watches launched

(General)

Tom Davis (2015). Largest database of stolen watches launched. Jewellery Focus. 13 October.

FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group

(United States of America)

Desiree D'iorio (2015). FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group. Long Island Press. 13 October.

Stolen Roman head artefact returned to Vindolanda museum

(United Kingdom)

Carl Fallowfield (2015). Stolen Roman head artefact returned to Vindolanda museum. Cumbria Crack. 12 October.

Keeping place for stolen Indigenous remains should take priority over Anzac centre

(Australia)

Paul Daley (2015). Keeping place for stolen Indigenous remains should take priority over Anzac centre. The Guardian. 12 October.

Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India

(India; Australia)

The Indian Express (2015). Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India. The Indian Express. 11 October.

He brings the gods back home to India

(India)

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel (2015). He brings the gods back home to India. Rediff News. 9 October.

Mystery of monks missing gravestone is finally solved

(United Kingdom)

Andy Done-Johnson (2015). Mystery of monks missing gravestone is finally solved. Chad. 9 October.

ICE returns stolen Charles Darwin book

(United States of America; Canada)

ICE (2015). ICE returns stolen Charles Darwin book. ICE. 8 October.

You Can't Sell What's Not Yours

(United States of America)

Josh Logue (2015). You Can't Sell What's Not Yours. Inside Higher Ed. 7 October.

A Terra-cotta Antiquity that Arrived at a Turkish Museum by Mail

(Turkey)

Cihan Kucuk (2015). A Terra-cotta Antiquity that Arrived at a Turkish Museum by Mail. Hyperallergic. 6 October.

Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir

(India; Germany)

Press Trust of India (2015). Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir. The Hindu. 6 October.

U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains. The Daily Mail. 5 October.

1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction

(United States of America)

Lisa Fernandez (2015). 1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction. NBC. 5 October.

Egypt's embassy in London restores smuggled pharaonic stele

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

The Cairo Post (2015). Egypt's embassy in London restores smuggled pharaonic stele. The Cairo Post. 3 October.

Looted Egyptian figurine arrives from France

(Egypt)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Looted Egyptian figurine arrives from France. The Cairo Post. 2 October.

James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder found after 55 years?

(United States of America)

Ronan Glon (2015). James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder found after 55 years?. Left Lane. 1 October.

Stevenage Art Society's stolen mural found abandoned by 12-year-old schoolboy

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard (2015). Stevenage Art Society's stolen mural found abandoned by 12-year-old schoolboy. The Comet. 25 September.

México recupera bajorrelieve monumental

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recovers monumental relief

INAH (2015). México recupera bajorrelieve monumental. INAH. 24 September.

México recupera en París una pieza olmeca robada hace más de 40 años

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recuperates from Paris an Olmec piece stolen more than 40 years ago

EFE (2015). México recupera en París una pieza olmeca robada hace más de 40 años. La Opinión. 24 September.

Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France

(Mexico; France)

Associated Press (2015). Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France. Fox. 24 September.

Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities

(France)

Henry Samuel (2015). Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities. The Telegraph. 24 September.

Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum. CTV. 24 September.

Stolen wooden statuette to be repatriated to Egypt from France

(Egypt; France)

The Cairo Post (2015). Stolen wooden statuette to be repatriated to Egypt from France. The Cairo Post. 24 September.

Geneva orders Roman relic returned to Turkey

(Switzerland; Turkey)

The Local (2015). Geneva orders Roman relic returned to Turkey. The Local. 23 September.

Museum to return tainted art objects

(United States of America; India)

Natalie Trusso Cafarello (2015). Museum to return tainted art objects. The Toledo Blade. 23 September.

The Billionaire, the Picassos and a $30 Million Gift to Shame a Middleman

(France; Monaco; Singapore; Hong Kong)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). The Billionaire, the Picassos and a $30 Million Gift to Shame a Middleman. The New York Times. 23 September.

Germany returns Hindu statue to India

(India; Germany)

Dana Scherle (2015). Germany returns Hindu statue to India. DW. 23 September.

French collector returns gold artifacts to China

(China; France)

Xinhua (2015). French collector returns gold artifacts to China. Xinhua. 22 September.

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm (2015). Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages. Los Angeles Times. 21 September.

Otto Krebs Collection: Spoils of War or Plunder in Peace?

(Germany)

Alex Boyle (2015). Otto Krebs Collection: Spoils of War or Plunder in Peace?. Art Antiques Design. 20 September.

Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure

(North Korea; Japan)

The Japan Times (2015). Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure. The Japan Times. 20 September.

German museum all set to return 9th century stolen Durga idol

(India; Germany)

Sobhana K Nair (2015). German museum all set to return 9th century stolen Durga idol. Mumbai Mirror. 19 September.

Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2015). Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders. Indian Country Today. 19 September.

Beach Boys surfboard stolen from Calgary-area casino returned safe

(Canada)

Bill Kaufmann (2015). Beach Boys surfboard stolen from Calgary-area casino returned safe. Calgary Sun. 18 September.

Kennewick Man: a never-ending nightmare for tribes

(United States of America)

Knute Berger (2015). Kennewick Man: a never-ending nightmare for tribes. Crosscut. 17 September.

Church bell found after missing for months

(United States of America)

Kaitlyn Loyacano (2015). Church bell found after missing for months. KNOE. 17 September.

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2015). Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts. Cyprus Mail. 15 September.

Dennis the Menace statue stolen ten years ago shows up across country

(United States of America)

David Pescovitz (2015). Dennis the Menace statue stolen ten years ago shows up across country. BoingBoing. 14 September.

U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection

(Russia; United States of America)

Spencer S. Hsu (2015). U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection. The Washington Post. 13 September.

Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley (2015). Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate. The Baltimore Sun. 11 September.

This Ethiopian prince was kidnapped by Britain – now it must release him

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Maaza Mengiste (2015). This Ethiopian prince was kidnapped by Britain – now it must release him. The Guardian. 7 September.

Millions of pounds worth of paintings stolen from the country mansion of cider heir found by 'The Scream' sleuth

(United Kingdom)

Ian Gallagher (2015). Millions of pounds worth of paintings stolen from the country mansion of cider heir found by 'The Scream' sleuth. The Daily Mail. 6 September.

Canada returns seized Phoenician artifact to Lebanon

(Lebanon; Canada)

Dean Beeby (2015). Canada returns seized Phoenician artifact to Lebanon. CBC. 5 September.

Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

(Greece; Switzerland)

Anastassios Adamopoulos (2015). Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland. Greek Reporter. 3 September.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

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

Bull figure returns to Turkey

(Turkey)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000

(Russia)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2600 Zim artefacts looted

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

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

Sculpture stolen from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery found

(Canada)

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

Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi

(India)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Court: National Gallery must return Madonna painting

(Czech Republic)

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

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.

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.

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.

Returning the Ancient One

(United States of America)

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

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.

Italy returns Iran's stolen antiques

(Iran; Italy)

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

India demands return of objects stolen from its temples

(India)

AMA (2015). India demands return of objects stolen from its temples. AMA. 30 July.

New Technique May Identify Stolen Stones

(United Kingdom)

Archaeology (2015). New Technique May Identify Stolen Stones. Archaeology. 30 July.

Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

David Ng (2015). Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping. Los Angeles Times. 29 July.

Man cutting hedge finds stolen paintings worth €180,000

(Ireland)

Michael Parsons (2015). Man cutting hedge finds stolen paintings worth €180,000. The Irish Times. 28 July.

Honour etched in stone

(India)

Prakesh Bhandari (2015). Honour etched in stone. The Statesman. 26 July.

500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered

(India)

TNN (2015). 500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered. The Times of India. 25 July.

WWII Purple Heart Medals return home

(United States of America)

Randall Stillinger (2015). WWII Purple Heart Medals return home. DVIDS. 24 July.

Two stolen artworks by Goya and Rubens returned to Voergaard Castle

(Denmark)

Art Media Agency (2015). Two stolen artworks by Goya and Rubens returned to Voergaard Castle. Art Media Agency. 24 July.

Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala

(Mexico)

18th century sacred art stolen from Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala recovered

Miriam Bueno (2015). Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala. Noticieros Televisa. 23 July.

Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury

(France; China)

Sébastien Blanc (2015). Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury. Khmer Times. 23 July.

Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church

(United Kingdom)

East Lindsey Target (2015). Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church. East Lindsey Target. 22 July.

Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

So Jung Park (2015). Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.. The Korea Observer. 21 July.

Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar

(Canada)

Peggy MacDonald (2015). Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar. CBC. 20 July.

Ohio university grapples with case of missing mosaic

(United States of America; Turkey)

Jennifer Pinkowski (2015). Ohio university grapples with case of missing mosaic. Al Jazeera. 19 July.

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Alanna Martinez (2015). US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?. Observer. 17 July.

Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald (2015). Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts. Korea Herald. 17 July.

Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader

(Iraq; United States of America)

Loveday Morris (2015). Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader. The Washington Post. 15 July.

S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan

(South Korea; Japan)

Akihiko Kaise (2015). S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan. The Asahi Shimbun. 15 July.

U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State

(Iraq; Syria)

Saif Hameed (2015). U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State. Reuters. 15 July.

Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners

(Canada)

Howard Plotkin (2015). Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners. Edmonton Journal. 15 July.

Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking

(India)

Nithin Sridhar (2015). Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking. NewsGram. 14 July.

Is BSU museum piece stolen art?

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh (2015). Is BSU museum piece stolen art?. The Star Press. 14 July.

Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi

(India; Germany)

Mail Today (2015). Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi. India Today. 14 July.

Turkish manuscripts returned from US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Anadolu Agency (2015). Turkish manuscripts returned from US. Hurriyet Daily News. 14 July.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found. Business Standard. 13 July.

मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार

(India)

Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested

Navbharat Times (2015). मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार. Navbharat Times. 13 July.

Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2015). Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones. The Times of Israel. 13 July.

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul (2015). Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia. Bangkok Post. 12 July.

I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal

(India)

Anurag Bende (2015). I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal. Pune Mirror. 11 July.

Elgin debt relief

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Jonathan Foreman (2015). Elgin debt relief. Politico. 10 July.

Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Berthereau (2015). Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world. Yahoo News. 10 July.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva (2015). Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues. Brisbane Times. 10 July.

Father turns in son for Pune temple theft

(India)

Chaitraly Deshmukh (2015). Father turns in son for Pune temple theft. Mid-day. 9 July.

Collector Fights for African Art

(Angola)

Raphael Minder (2015). Collector Fights for African Art. The New York Times. 9 July.

Rare Rodin sculpture stolen during $1 million Beverly Hills heist recovered in London

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Matilda Battersby (2015). Rare Rodin sculpture stolen during $1 million Beverly Hills heist recovered in London. The Independent. 9 July.

Two Dacian gold coins recovered in Poland

(Romania; Poland)

ActMedia (2015). Two Dacian gold coins recovered in Poland. ActMedia. 8 July.

El Retorno de lo Nuestro- Patrimonio Recuperado

(Costa Rica)

The Return of What's Ours: Recovered Heritage

Costa Rica On (2015). El Retorno de lo Nuestro- Patrimonio Recuperado. Costa Rica On. 8 July.

Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help

(Iraq)

Dominic Evans (2015). Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help. Reuters. 8 July.

Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis

(United States of America; Russia)

Sol Rieger (2015). Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis. JP Updates. 6 July.

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

(France; China)

Henry Samuel (2015). France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China. The Telegraph. 6 July.

Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Gina Fairley (2015). Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities. Visual Arts Hub. 6 July.

A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London. Ahram Online. 5 July.

Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues

(Australia)

Merinews (2015). Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues. Merinews. 4 July.

Gov't Restrictions Block Ways for Chinese Relics to Return Home

(China)

CRIEnglish (2015). Gov't Restrictions Block Ways for Chinese Relics to Return Home. CRIEnglish. 3 July.

Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Rachel Millard (2015). Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex. The Argus. 3 July.

Paintings stolen decades ago returning to Amsterdam Museum

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Janene Van Jaarsveldt (2015). Paintings stolen decades ago returning to Amsterdam Museum. NL Times. 2 July.

An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum

(Israel)

Ilene Prusher (2015). An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum. Haaretz. 1 July.

ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India

(United States of America; India)

ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India. ICE. 1 July.

Indigenous man's skull returns to his people more than 150 years after its theft

(Australia)

Mark Colvin (2015). Indigenous man's skull returns to his people more than 150 years after its theft. ABC Australia. 29 June.

Tiruvannamalai Temple Gets Centuries-old Panchaloha Idols Back

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Tiruvannamalai Temple Gets Centuries-old Panchaloha Idols Back. The Indian Express. 27 June.

US judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald

(United States of America; Brazil)

Stephen Ceasar (2015). US judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald. The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 June.

Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal)

(United Kingdom)

John Bingham (2015). Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal). The Telegraph. 26 June.

Sleuth Work Leads to Discovery of Art Beloved by Hitler

(Germany)

Alison Smale (2015). Sleuth Work Leads to Discovery of Art Beloved by Hitler. The New York Times. 25 June.

Washington Governor Inslee Says Corps Should Give Kennewick Man To Northwest Tribes

(United States of America)

Rhodi Lee (2015). Washington Governor Inslee Says Corps Should Give Kennewick Man To Northwest Tribes. Tech Times. 25 June.

Stolen manuscripts returned to Turkey

(Turkey)

Hasan Ay (2015). Stolen manuscripts returned to Turkey. Daily Sabah. 25 June.

117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found

(India)

Vimal Bhatia (2015). 117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found. The Times of India. 24 June.

Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches

(Spain; Sweden)

AFP (2015). Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches. Yahoo News. 22 June.

Owner wins his paintings back

(South Africa)

Zelda Venter (2015). Owner wins his paintings back. IOL. 22 June.

The Chinese Want Their Art Back

(China)

Karl E. Meyer (2015). The Chinese Want Their Art Back. The New York Times. 20 June.

Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities

(Australia; India; Nepal)

Michaela Boland (2015). Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities. The Australian. 19 June.

العراق يسترد 663 قطعة أثرية مهربة لثلاث دول

(Iraq)

Iraq recovers 663 artefacts smuggled to three countries

Face Iraq (2015). العراق يسترد 663 قطعة أثرية مهربة لثلاث دول. Face Iraq. 18 June.

Obras de arte de ex-dono do Banco Santos são trazidas de volta ao Brasil

(Brazil; United States of America)

Art belonging to ex owner of Banco Santos returned to Brazil

Globo (2015). Obras de arte de ex-dono do Banco Santos são trazidas de volta ao Brasil. Globo. 18 June.

Silver valuables stolen from Uppinangady temple found beneath channel

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Silver valuables stolen from Uppinangady temple found beneath channel. Daijiworld. 17 June.

United States Returns Stolen Antique Books to the National Library of Sweden

(United States of America; Sweden)

U.S. Attorney's Office (2015). United States Returns Stolen Antique Books to the National Library of Sweden. FBI. 17 June.

U-boat propeller returned to Germany

(United Kingdom; Germany)

Belfast Telegraph (2015). U-boat propeller returned to Germany. Belfast Telegraph. 16 June.

Rannali 'stoked' painting found 12 years later

(New Zealand)

Sonya Bateson (2015). Rannali 'stoked' painting found 12 years later. Bay of Plenty Times. 16 June.

Statue of Virgin Mary Restored to Syria's Maaloula

(Syria)

Almanar News (2015). Statue of Virgin Mary Restored to Syria's Maaloula. Almanar News. 14 June.

Unique stolen ancient Egyptian statue to return from Germany soon

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Unique stolen ancient Egyptian statue to return from Germany soon. Ahram Online. 14 June.

Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq)

Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.

Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction

(France; United States of America)

Aaron Granillo (2015). Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction. KNAU. 9 June.

Church's stolen statue head found on ebay after two years and returned to Forest of Dean

(United Kingdom)

Gloucester Citizen (2015). Church's stolen statue head found on ebay after two years and returned to Forest of Dean. Gloucester Citizen. 9 June.

Bonhams Returns Ancient Hermes Head Illegally Smuggled Out of Greece

(Greece)

A. Makris (2015). Bonhams Returns Ancient Hermes Head Illegally Smuggled Out of Greece. Greek Reporter. 9 June.

A grave injustice: Saginaw Chippewas reclaim their dead

(United States of America)

John Carlisle (2015). A grave injustice: Saginaw Chippewas reclaim their dead. Detroit Free Press. 6 June.

Painting Stolen from Bushwick Gallery Turns Up on Roosevelt Island

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2015). Painting Stolen from Bushwick Gallery Turns Up on Roosevelt Island. Hyperallergic. 6 June.

Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts

(United States of America)

KEPRTV (2015). Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts. KEPRTV. 5 June.

Trio held for gun stolen from police museum

(South Africa)

Diek Lotriet (2015). Trio held for gun stolen from police museum. News24. 5 June.

Two missing artworks found at Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2015). Two missing artworks found at Boston Public Library. The Boston Globe. 4 June.

Chichester artist's stolen painting is found in Italy

(Italy)

Chinchester Observer (2015). Chichester artist's stolen painting is found in Italy. Chinchester Observer. 4 June.

Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest

(France; United States of America)

Jamey Keaten (2015). Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest. ABC United States. 1 June.

Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland. Ahram Online. 1 June.

Kasargod: Police arrest two persons for precious idol theft

(India)

Steephan Kayyar (2015). Kasargod: Police arrest two persons for precious idol theft. Daijiworld. 1 June.

Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel

(Chile)

Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum

Pura Noticia (2015). Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel. Pura Noticia. 31 May.

Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco

(Chile)

Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered

La Nación (2015). Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco. La Nación. 31 May.

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta. Ahram Online. 31 May.

Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 135 Islamic artifacts

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2015). Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 135 Islamic artifacts. The Cairo Post. 30 May.

Police recover 300 years old idol

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Police recover 300 years old idol. Business Standard. 29 May.

Missing Indiana University statue found, 'badly damaged'

(United States of America)

Matt Adams (2015). Missing Indiana University statue found, 'badly damaged'. Fox. 28 May.

Egypt to recover Mamluk vase

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt to recover Mamluk vase. Ahram Online. 27 May.

The Case of Italy's Stolen 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Lid

(United States of America; Italy)

Barbie Latza Nadeau (2015). The Case of Italy's Stolen 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Lid. The Daily Beast. 27 May.

Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities

(Syria)

Xinhua (2015). Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities. Xinhua. 26 May.

Perú recuperó 74 piezas arqueológicas que permanecían en Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Peru recovered 74 archaeological pieces that were in Chile

El Comercio (2015). Perú recuperó 74 piezas arqueológicas que permanecían en Chile. El Comercio. 26 May.

Looted artefacts handed to archaeologists in Arequipa

(Peru)

Corey Watts (2015). Looted artefacts handed to archaeologists in Arequipa. Peru This Week. 26 May.

A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art

(Germany)

Harriet Torry (2015). A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art. The Wall Street Journal. 26 May.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts vase, other looted artifacts returned to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Mary Abbe (2015). Minneapolis Institute of Arts vase, other looted artifacts returned to Italy. Star Tribune. 26 May.

25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Elizabetta Povoledo (2015). 25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy. The New York Times. 26 May.

US finds Pompeii frescoes robbed in 1950s

(Italy; United States of America)

The Local (2015). US finds Pompeii frescoes robbed in 1950s. The Local. 26 May.

Picasso Recovery in Newark Shines Light on Art Theft

(General)

Jennifer Smith (2015). Picasso Recovery in Newark Shines Light on Art Theft. The Wall Street Journal. 25 May.

'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says

(United Kingdom; Canada)

CBC (2015). 'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says. CBC. 25 May.

Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced. The Times of India. 25 May.

Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts. The Cairo Post. 24 May.

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations

(Cambodia)

Bennett Murray (2015). Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations. The Phnom Penh Post. 23 May.

Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years

(Taiwan; China)

CCTV (2015). Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years. CCTV. 23 May.

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest. The Phnom Penh Post. 22 May.

Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum

(United States of America)

Christine Clarridge (2015). Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum. Seattle Times. 20 May.

Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2015). Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years. The Guardian. 20 May.

Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China

(China; Netherlands)

Shanghaiist (2015). Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China. Shanghaiist. 20 May.

Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes

(Nepal)

Alexandre Capron, Joy Lynn Davis (2015). Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes. France 24. 19 May.

Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, Maev Kennedy (2015). Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police. The Guardian. 19 May.

Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana

(Argentina)

Weapons stolen from the Villa Ana Forestry Museum recovered

Amanecer (2015). Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana. Amanecer. 17 May.

Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland.com. 15 May.

Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires (2015). Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles. The Telegraph. 14 May.

Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2015). Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row. The Guardian. 13 May.

French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet

(France; China)

Vincent Noce (2015). French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet. The Art Newspaper. 12 May.

It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos). Cleveland.com. 12 May.

Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise

(United States of America)

Kristen Hwang (2015). Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise. Hava Sun News. 12 May.

Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement

(United States of America; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement. The New York Times. 12 May.

Elgin Marbles: Greece should take UK to court over sculptures, claim human rights lawyers

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston (2015). Elgin Marbles: Greece should take UK to court over sculptures, claim human rights lawyers. The Independent. 12 May.

James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts

(General)

James Cuno (2015). James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts. Foreign Affairs. 11 May.

US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Mech Dara (2015). US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 11 May.

Brooklyn reclaims wolf heads stolen from Israel Putnam statue 30 years ago

(United States of America)

Francesca Kefalas (2015). Brooklyn reclaims wolf heads stolen from Israel Putnam statue 30 years ago. Norwich Bulletin. 9 May.

Colombia police recover Garcia Marquez first edition

(Colombia)

BBC News (2015). Colombia police recover Garcia Marquez first edition. BBC News. 9 May.

Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha

(China; Netherlands)

Ma (2015). Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha. CRIEnglish. 8 May.

Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin

(China)

CNTV (2015). Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin. CNTV. 7 May.

Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches

(United Kingdom)

Bill Tanner (2015). Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches. Hereford Times. 7 May.

Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition

(China)

Xinhua (2015). Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition. Xinhua. 5 May.

Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities. Swarajya. 4 May.

Balochistan's assets: Govt disinterest keeps smuggled relics in Europe

(Pakistan)

Mohammad Zafar (2015). Balochistan's assets: Govt disinterest keeps smuggled relics in Europe. The Express Tribune. 4 May.

Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte

(Bolivia)

Seeking to recover more than 50,000 artworks

Opinión (2015). Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte. Opinión. 11 April.

Anonymous tip leads to stolen museum statue

(Trinidad and Tobago)

Rachael Espinet (2015). Anonymous tip leads to stolen museum statue. Trinidad and Tobago Guardian. 10 April.

India's deafening silence on stolen art

(India)

Vishakha N. Desai (2015). India's deafening silence on stolen art. The Hindu. 10 April.

New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia

(Bolivia; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia. U-T San Diego. 9 April.

Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on

(United States of America; India)

Jessica Gelt (2015). Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on. Los Angeles Times. 9 April.

Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime Minister

(Russia; Greece)

The Moscow Times (2015). Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime Minister. The Moscow Times. 9 April.

Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Paul Daley (2015). Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show. The Guardian. 9 April.

Empty temples, stolen gods

(Nepal)

eKantipur (2015). Empty temples, stolen gods. eKantipur. 8 April.

Hue bringing home royal rickshaw from France, hopes to retrieve plundered relics

(Vietnam)

Bui Ngoc Long (2015). Hue bringing home royal rickshaw from France, hopes to retrieve plundered relics. Thanh Nien News. 8 April.

Ancient artefacts from Egypt illegally imported to Australia returned to ambassador in Canberra

(Australia; Egypt)

Liz Foschia (2015). Ancient artefacts from Egypt illegally imported to Australia returned to ambassador in Canberra. ABC Australia. 8 April.

Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation

(United States of America; India)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation. The New York Times. 7 April.

Lost Yi Sun-shin book found in museum

(South Korea)

Mee-yoo Kwan (2015). Lost Yi Sun-shin book found in museum. Korea Times. 6 April.

RJ Mitchell cigarette case returned to Solent Sky Museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). RJ Mitchell cigarette case returned to Solent Sky Museum. BBC News. 4 April.

Watch: Historic Jewish text from Prague stolen years ago found in Israel

(Israel; Czech Republic)

Jerusalem Post (2015). Watch: Historic Jewish text from Prague stolen years ago found in Israel. The Jerusalem Post. 4 April.

Peabody Essex Museum hands over Indian artwork involved in trafficking investigation

(United States of America; India)

Malcolm Gay (2015). Peabody Essex Museum hands over Indian artwork involved in trafficking investigation. The Boston Globe. 3 April.

Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum

(United States of America; India)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher (2015). Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum. ABC United States. 1 April.

Thousands of artifacts stolen by John Tillmann going home

(Canada)

Clare Mellor (2015). Thousands of artifacts stolen by John Tillmann going home. The Chronicle Herald. 31 March.

Islamic State Destruction Renews Debate Over Repatriation of Antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Islamic State Destruction Renews Debate Over Repatriation of Antiquities. The New York Times. 30 March.

Greece condemns British Museum's refusal to allow mediation over ancient Parthenon sculptures

(Greece; United Kingdom)

AFP (2015). Greece condemns British Museum's refusal to allow mediation over ancient Parthenon sculptures. ABC Australia. 29 March.

Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities

(Cambodia)

Xuequean Mu (2015). Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities. Xinhua. 28 March.

Over 100 Artefacts Repatriated In 4 Years – Usman

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2015). Over 100 Artefacts Repatriated In 4 Years – Usman. Leadership. 27 March.

UPDATE: Stolen items from historic Trondhjem Church are recovered

(United States of America)

Lori Nickel (2015). UPDATE: Stolen items from historic Trondhjem Church are recovered. News-Review. 27 March.

Italy recovers lost Picasso from retired frame maker

(Italy)

Steve Scherer (2015). Italy recovers lost Picasso from retired frame maker. Reuters. 27 March.

Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

Wei Wang (2015). Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha". CRIEnglish. 27 March.

Stolen 16th century tapestry returned to Huesca

(Spain)

Spanish News Today (2015). Stolen 16th century tapestry returned to Huesca. Spanish News Today. 26 March.

The Parthenon Sculptures in the British Museum: UNESCO mediation proposal

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Richard Lambert (2015). The Parthenon Sculptures in the British Museum: UNESCO mediation proposal. The British Museum. 26 March.

Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police

(Italy)

Anna Summers Cocks (2015). Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police. The Art Newspaper. 25 March.

Egypt recovers smuggled artifacts from Germany

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2015). Egypt recovers smuggled artifacts from Germany. The Cairo Post. 24 March.

ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada

(India; Canada)

Press Trust of India (2015). ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada. Business Standard. 24 March.

Motunui panels returned to Taranaki

(New Zealand)

Helen Harvey (2015). Motunui panels returned to Taranaki. Stuff.co.nz. 20 March.

Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania

(Romania)

Andrew Curry (2015). Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania. National Geographic. 20 March.

Mongkut, reinterpreted

(Thailand; France)

Kong Rithdee (2015). Mongkut, reinterpreted. Bangkok Post. 18 March.

Hunt for missing Pompeii artwork includes stop in Boise

(United States of America; Italy)

Katy Moeller (2015). Hunt for missing Pompeii artwork includes stop in Boise. Idaho Statesman. 18 March.

Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina

(Spain)

17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin

Patricia González (2015). Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina. El Norte de Castilla. 17 March.

Hot Diggity! Tony Matelli Dog Sculpture Stolen, Recovered in New York

(United States of America)

Hannah Ghorashi (2015). Hot Diggity! Tony Matelli Dog Sculpture Stolen, Recovered in New York. ArtNews. 16 March.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home. The Australian. 6 March.

Australia Returns Precious Qing Dynasty Statue to China

(Australia; China)

Amanda Wu (2015). Australia Returns Precious Qing Dynasty Statue to China. Women of China. 6 March.

Bronze Sculpture Recovered After 32 Years to Display at ADAA's Art Show

(United States of America)

Alanna Martinez (2015). Bronze Sculpture Recovered After 32 Years to Display at ADAA's Art Show. Observer. 2 March.

The juice bottle that brought down an art thief

(United States of America)

Dan Lewis (2015). The juice bottle that brought down an art thief. BoingBoing. 6 February.

Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert

(Mongolia)

Kate Baklitskaya (2015). Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert. The Siberian Times. 2 February.

Letters of Woe and Curses Returned with Stolen Pieces of the Petrified Forest

(United States of America)

Allison Meier (2015). Letters of Woe and Curses Returned with Stolen Pieces of the Petrified Forest. Hyperallergic. 2 February.

State rejects most restitution claims

(Czech Republic)

Czech News Agency (2015). State rejects most restitution claims. Prague Post. 7 January.

Elgin marbles are not political pawns

(United Kingdom; Greece; Russia)

Tifanny Jenkins (2014). Elgin marbles are not political pawns. The Scotsman. 6 December.

Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2014). Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum. The Guardian. 5 December.

Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2014). Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia. The Guardian. 5 December.

Museums bring objects closer to home

(United States of America)

Theresa Bakker (2014). Museums bring objects closer to home. SIT News. 4 December.

Hawaiian Palace Launches Worldwide Search for Lost Artifacts

(United States of America)

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang (2014). Hawaiian Palace Launches Worldwide Search for Lost Artifacts. NBC. 4 December.

Nazi Looted Pissarro Discovered in Gurlitt Trove Gifted to Bern

(Switzerland)

Henri Neuendorf (2014). Nazi Looted Pissarro Discovered in Gurlitt Trove Gifted to Bern. ArtNet News. 4 December.

Mother Goddess auction: Christie's halts sale of 'stolen' $1m Bronze Age pagan icon after Sardinia campaigns for its return

(Italy; United States of America)

Michael Day (2014). Mother Goddess auction: Christie's halts sale of 'stolen' $1m Bronze Age pagan icon after Sardinia campaigns for its return. The Independent. 2 December.

Stolen dinosaur skull can be returned to Mongolia: U.S. court

(Mongolia; United States of America)

Laila Kearney (2014). Stolen dinosaur skull can be returned to Mongolia: U.S. court. Reuters. 2 December.

France Returns 250 Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Egypt

(Egypt; France)

Henri Neuendorf (2014). France Returns 250 Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Egypt. ArtNet News. 1 December.

Ancient Maori heads returning from US

(New Zealand; United States of America)

NZN (2014). Ancient Maori heads returning from US. NZCity. 1 December.

Iraq preps exhibition of its looted modern art

(Iraq)

Afrah Shawqi (2014). Iraq preps exhibition of its looted modern art. Albawaba. 30 November.

2 ancient Islamic lanterns surface in London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Rany Mostafa (2014). 2 ancient Islamic lanterns surface in London. The Cairo Post. 25 November.

The art world's shame: why Britain must give its colonial booty back

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Jones (2014). The art world's shame: why Britain must give its colonial booty back. The Guardian. 4 November.

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects

(France)

Laurent Carpentier (2014). French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects. The Guardian. 3 November.

Stolen Almora idol back home after 50 years

(India; United States of America)

Raju Gusain (2014). Stolen Almora idol back home after 50 years. India Today. 12 October.

ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum

(India)

Vineet Upadhyay (2014). ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum. The Times of India. 9 October.

Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned

(Poland)

Arutz Sheva (2014). Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned. Arutz Sheva. 6 October.

Philippines hunts for Marcos' plundered art

(Philippines)

Jason Gutierrez (2014). Philippines hunts for Marcos' plundered art. Al Jazeera. 6 October.

Manhattan U.S. Attorney and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Announce the Repatriation of Nine Stolen Miguel Cabrera Paintings to the Republic of Peru

(United States of America)

U.S. Attorney's Office (2014). Manhattan U.S. Attorney and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Announce the Repatriation of Nine Stolen Miguel Cabrera Paintings to the Republic of Peru. FBI. 5 September.

Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah Cascone (2014). Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver. ArtNet News. 3 September.

FBI Returns Ancient Sculptures to Turkey

(Turkey)

FBI (2014). FBI Returns Ancient Sculptures to Turkey. FBI. 6 August.

Ancient Coins Returned to Greece, Ending U.S. Ordeal

(United States of America)

James C. McKinley Jr. (2014). Ancient Coins Returned to Greece, Ending U.S. Ordeal. The New York Times. 4 August.

Buscan repatriar 400 piezas mochicas desde Nueva York

(Peru; United States of America)

Seeking the repatriation of 400 Moche pieces from New York

Ralph Zapita Ruiz (2014). Buscan repatriar 400 piezas mochicas desde Nueva York. El Comercio. 16 July.

Nigeria: Reps Urge UK to Repatriate Stolen Artefacts

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Rotimi Akinwumi (2014). Nigeria: Reps Urge UK to Repatriate Stolen Artefacts. All Africa. 11 July.

Nigeria: House Congratulates Oba of Benin, Others Over Return of Stolen Artefacts

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Muhammad Bello (2014). Nigeria: House Congratulates Oba of Benin, Others Over Return of Stolen Artefacts. All Africa. 11 July.

Dinosaur skeletons, egg returned to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (2014). Dinosaur skeletons, egg returned to Mongolia. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 10 July.

Islamic, pharaonic items returned to Egypt from Denmark and France

(Egypt; Denmark; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Islamic, pharaonic items returned to Egypt from Denmark and France. Ahram Online. 10 July.

Germany Returns Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Ioanna Zikakou (2014). Germany Returns Greek Antiquities. Greek Reporter. 8 July.

Egypt receives eight smuggled artifacts from Denmark

(Egypt; Denmark)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2014). Egypt receives eight smuggled artifacts from Denmark. Egypt Independent. 8 July.

Matisse painting stolen from museum in Venezuela returns 10 years later

(Venezuela)

The Guardian (2014). Matisse painting stolen from museum in Venezuela returns 10 years later. The Guardian. 7 July.

Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items

(Australia)

William Vallely (2014). Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items. The Courier. 7 July.

Venezuela welcomes 'lost Matisse' back home

(Venezuela)

Buenos Aires Herald (2014). Venezuela welcomes 'lost Matisse' back home. Buenos Aires Herald. 6 July.

'Indiana Jane' and the Looted Temples of Koh Ker

(Cambodia)

Luke Hunt (2014). 'Indiana Jane' and the Looted Temples of Koh Ker. The Diplomat. 6 June.

German Museum Returns Two Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Ioanna Zikakou (2014). German Museum Returns Two Greek Antiquities. Greek Reporter. 6 June.

Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago

(Australia)

Tanya Nolan (2014). Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago. ABC Australia. 6 June.

Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm (2014). Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay. Los Angeles Times. 5 June.

Nigeria: Benin Monarch, NCMM Disagree Over Reception for Returning Antiquities

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Simon Ebegbulem (2014). Nigeria: Benin Monarch, NCMM Disagree Over Reception for Returning Antiquities. All Africa. 5 June.

Sweden Returns Ancient Andean Textiles to Peru

(Peru; Sweden)

Ralph Blumenthal (2014). Sweden Returns Ancient Andean Textiles to Peru. The New York Times. 5 June.

Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US

(Cambodia; United States of America)

AFP (2014). Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US. ABC Australia. 4 June.

Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm (2014). Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday. Los Angeles Times. 4 June.

German couple will return Egyptian artefact after learning it was stolen

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). German couple will return Egyptian artefact after learning it was stolen. Ahram Online. 4 June.

Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony

(Cambodia)

Khoun Theara (2014). Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony. Voice of America. 3 June.

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum. Ahram Online. 10 May.

Italian high court asked to order return of ancient statue

(United States of America; Italy)

Gazzetta del Sud (2014). Italian high court asked to order return of ancient statue. Gazzetta del Sud. 7 May.

The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem (2014). The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia)

David Ng (2014). Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

Euphronios' Kylix comes home after 40 years

(United States of America; Italy)

ANSA (2014). Euphronios' Kylix comes home after 40 years. ANSA. 6 May.

London's Victoria and Albert Museum willing to lend Eros head to Istanbul

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Hurriyet Daily News (2014). London's Victoria and Albert Museum willing to lend Eros head to Istanbul. Hurriyet Daily News. 5 May.

28,000 Ancient Books Returned to China

(China; Japan)

CCTV (2014). 28,000 Ancient Books Returned to China. CCTV. 5 May.

Egypt's airports to exhibit ancient artefacts

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egypt's airports to exhibit ancient artefacts. Ahram Online. 4 May.

Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

(Egypt; Belgium)

Stephen Kalin (2014). Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage. Reuters. 23 April.

Vision of Home: Repatriated Works Back in Their Countries of Origin

(Italy)

Rachel Donadio (2014). Vision of Home: Repatriated Works Back in Their Countries of Origin. The New York Times. 17 April.

Russian ministries set to return Scythian gold collection back to Crimean museums

(Russia; Ukraine)

Voice of Russia (2014). Russian ministries set to return Scythian gold collection back to Crimean museums. Voice of Russia. 12 April.

Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria

(Algeria)

Garry Shaw (2014). Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria. The Art Newspaper. 11 April.

Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku

(Australia; India)

DNA (2014). Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku. DNA. 11 April.

Use Diplomacy To Retrieve Stolen Artefacts - Adediran

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2014). Use Diplomacy To Retrieve Stolen Artefacts - Adediran. Leadership. 11 April.

Vancouver Island First Nation recovers historic blanket that turned up at Paris auction 100 years after it disappeared

(Canada; France)

Tristin Hopper (2014). Vancouver Island First Nation recovers historic blanket that turned up at Paris auction 100 years after it disappeared. National Post. 10 April.

'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles

(Greece)

Scoopit (2014). 'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles. Scoopit. 10 April.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen. The Sydney Morning Herald. 7 April.

Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery

(Greece)

David Ng (2014). Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery. Los Angeles Times. 7 April.

Egyptian ministries working to get back stolen cartonnage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egyptian ministries working to get back stolen cartonnage. Ahram Online. 6 April.

Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art

(Nepal)

eKantipur (2014). Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art. eKantipur. 4 April.

Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia's Heritage Sites

(Tunisia)

Afef Abrougui (2014). Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia's Heritage Sites. Tunisia Alive. 4 April.

FBI working with artifact collector to return items

(United States of America)

Andy Proffet (2014). FBI working with artifact collector to return items. The Shelbyville News. 3 April.

Tunisia plans to return stolen Mask of Gorgon to Algeria

(Tunisia; Algeria)

Middle East Online (2014). Tunisia plans to return stolen Mask of Gorgon to Algeria. Middle East Online. 3 April.

Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings recovered in Italy

(Italy)

France 24 (2014). Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings recovered in Italy. AFP. 2 April.

Stolen Gauguin painting 'hung on factory worker's wall'

(Italy)

BBC News (2014). Stolen Gauguin painting 'hung on factory worker's wall'. BBC News. 2 April.

Stolen paintings hung on Italian factory worker's wall for almost 40 years

(Italy; United Kingdom)

Lizzy Davies (2014). Stolen paintings hung on Italian factory worker's wall for almost 40 years. The Guardian. 2 April.

National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'. The Canberra Times. 2 April.

Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris

(Nepal; France)

eKantipur (2014). Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris. eKantipur. 2 April.

Sevso Just Beginning for Hungary's Central Bank Art Purchase Program

(Hungary)

Marion Maneker (2014). Sevso Just Beginning for Hungary's Central Bank Art Purchase Program. Art Market Monitor. 31 March.

A Tiny Renoir, Stolen In The '50s, Finally Comes Home To Baltimore Museum

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Blair (2014). A Tiny Renoir, Stolen In The '50s, Finally Comes Home To Baltimore Museum. WWNO. 28 March.

Stolen Czech Ark Cover Returned to Prague Musuem

(Czech Republic)

JTA (2014). Stolen Czech Ark Cover Returned to Prague Musuem. The Jewish Daily Forward. 28 March.

Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

APA (2014). Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums. APA. 27 March.

Crimean museums fear loss of ancient treasures

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP (2014). Crimean museums fear loss of ancient treasures. Global Times. 27 March.

Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen (2014). Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back. Business Insider. 27 March.

India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days. The Sydney Morning Herald. 27 March.

Ancient Roman Seuso-treasure repatriated to Hungary

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Prime Minister's Office (2014). Ancient Roman Seuso-treasure repatriated to Hungary. Hungarian Government. 26 March.

Hungary buys back Roman"family silver" for $20 million

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Marton Dunai (2014). Hungary buys back Roman"family silver" for $20 million. Reuters. 26 March.

NGA removes Dancing Shiva from display

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). NGA removes Dancing Shiva from display. The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 March.

China's Purchase Of Chinese Looted Artifacts: An Example For Other States?

(China)

Kwame Opoku (2014). China's Purchase Of Chinese Looted Artifacts: An Example For Other States?. Eurasia Review. 24 March.

NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple. The Sydney Morning Herald. 24 March.

Private buyers from Hunan recover ancient bronze vessel, the Min Fanglei

(China)

Xo Donghuan (2014). Private buyers from Hunan recover ancient bronze vessel, the Min Fanglei. South China Morning Post. 22 March.

Van Gogh Painting Stolen In Russian Revolution Won't Go Back To Original Owners

(United States of America)

Patrick Frye (2014). Van Gogh Painting Stolen In Russian Revolution Won't Go Back To Original Owners. Inquisitr. 21 March.

Egypt's Heritage Plundered Anew

(Egypt; United States of America)

The New York Times (2014). Egypt's Heritage Plundered Anew. The New York Times. 20 March.

Perú ha repatriado más de 8,000 bienes culturales en últimos 7 años

(Peru)

Peru has had more than 8000 cultural works repatriated in the past 7 years

Andina (2014). Perú ha repatriado más de 8,000 bienes culturales en últimos 7 años. Andina. 20 March.

US museum ready to return stolen Ganesha

(United States of America; India)

M. Kalyanaraman (2014). US museum ready to return stolen Ganesha. The Times of India. 18 March.

The New Stolen-Art Tracker Opens Its Doors

(United Kingdom)

Judith A. Dobrzynski (2014). The New Stolen-Art Tracker Opens Its Doors. Real Clear Arts. 18 March.

In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US. Ahram Online. 16 March.

Alcalde de Isla de Pascua pide devolver moái que está en museo de Viña

(Chile)

Mayor of Easter Island begins campaign for the return of moai statues

Pura Noticia (2014). Alcalde de Isla de Pascua pide devolver moái que está en museo de Viña. Pura Noticia. 14 March.

US returns Tang Dynasty stone coffin to China

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2014). US returns Tang Dynasty stone coffin to China. ECNS. 7 March.

Last stolen cultural objects returned to Italy

(Switzerland; Italy)

Swiss Info (2014). Last stolen cultural objects returned to Italy. Swiss Info. 6 March.

National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art

(Australia; India)

Anna Maria Nicholson (2014). National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art. ABC Australia. 5 March.

Historical shackles nearly sold off at auction

(New Zealand)

Wepiha Te Kanawa (2014). Historical shackles nearly sold off at auction. Maori Television. 5 March.

US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India

(India; United States of America)

IANS (2014). US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India. The New Indian Express. 15 January.

Back where they belong

(Nepal; Germany)

Bhrikuti Rai (2013). Back where they belong. Nepali Times. 20 December.

La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas

(Bolivia)

The Virgin of Copacabana dons her new crown and jewels

La Razón (2013). La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas. La Razón. 6 July.

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg (2013). The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia. The New York Times. 3 May.

The Great Giveback

(United States of America)

Hugh Eakin (2013). The Great Giveback. The New York Times. 26 January.

Bolivia devuelve a Perú momia prehispánica

(Bolivia; Peru)

El Nuevo Herald (2012). Bolivia devuelve a Perú momia prehispánica. El Nuevo Herald. 6 November.

Seeking Return of Art, Turkey Jolts Museums

(Turkey; United States of America)

Dan Bilefsky (2012). Seeking Return of Art, Turkey Jolts Museums. The New York Times. 30 September.

Return of lost Matisse revives questioning of Caracas museum

(Venezuela)

Virginia Lopez (2012). Return of lost Matisse revives questioning of Caracas museum. The Guardian. 17 August.

Stolen paintings recovered in Rome 40 years after art heist

(Italy)

Tom Kington (2012). Stolen paintings recovered in Rome 40 years after art heist. The Guardian. 9 March.

Scottish police recover paintings stolen in 1990s

(United Kingdom)

Emine Sinmaz (2011). Scottish police recover paintings stolen in 1990s. The Guardian. 20 January.

Vincent van Gogh painting recovered after being stolen from Cairo museum

(Egypt)

Associated Press (2010). Vincent van Gogh painting recovered after being stolen from Cairo museum. The Guardian. 21 August.

Italy Presses Its Fight for a Statue at the Getty

(Italy; United States of America)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2010). Italy Presses Its Fight for a Statue at the Getty. The New York Times. 15 January.

Cleveland Museum of Art strikes deal with Italy to return 14 ancient artworks

(Italy; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2008). Cleveland Museum of Art strikes deal with Italy to return 14 ancient artworks. Cleveland.com. 19 November.

Stolen Picasso recovered undamaged in Brazil

(Brazil)

Tom Phillips (2008). Stolen Picasso recovered undamaged in Brazil. The Guardian. 10 January.

Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues

(Nepal; Tibet)

Reuters (2007). Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues. Hindustan Times. 18 June.

It's art squad v tomb raiders as Greece reclaims its pillaged past

(General)

Helena Smith (2006). It's art squad v tomb raiders as Greece reclaims its pillaged past. The Guardian. 21 July.

Greece demands return of stolen heritage

(Greece; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Helena Smith (2006). Greece demands return of stolen heritage. The Guardian. 11 July.

Stolen Jaina image recovered

(India)

The Hindu (2004). Stolen Jaina image recovered. The Hindu. 13 October.

Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Polly Curtis (2004). Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate. The Guardian. 11 May.

New shots in Marbles battle

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard (2004). New shots in Marbles battle. The Guardian. 15 January.

Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons (2003). Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles. The Guardian. 7 October.

Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom; Italy)

Fiachra Gibbons (2002). Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum. The Guardian. 13 December.

Museum sinks hope of marbles deal

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons (2002). Museum sinks hope of marbles deal. The Guardian. 13 November.

Greeks offer deal to get marbles back

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2002). Greeks offer deal to get marbles back. The Guardian. 11 November.

Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2002). Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece. The Guardian. 13 January.

Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard (2001). Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles. The Guardian. 20 August.

Greek weapon in fight for marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard (2001). Greek weapon in fight for marbles. The Guardian. 22 June.

The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished

(Nepal)

Martin Spice (2000). The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished. South China Morning Post. 3 September.

Return of the gods

(Nepal)

Sujata Tuladhar (2000). Return of the gods. Nepali Times. 16 August.

Gods in exile

(Nepal; Germany; United States of America)

Kanak Mani Dixit (1999). Gods in exile. Himal. 1 October.

The Past in Peril: Buying, Selling, Stealing History

(United States of America; Turkey; Italy)

Mike Toner (1999). The Past in Peril: Buying, Selling, Stealing History. Atlanta Journal Constitution. 19 September.

Turkey wins back ancient coins from American millionaire

(Turkey; Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press (1999). Turkey wins back ancient coins from American millionaire. Associated Press. 4 March.

Turkish jubilation over recovery of ancient sarcophagus; Smuggled treasure is coming home

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hugh Pope (1994). Turkish jubilation over recovery of ancient sarcophagus; Smuggled treasure is coming home. The Independent. 27 April.

Talking Turkey; Who owns the treasures of antiquity?

(Turkey; United States of America)

Geraldine Norman (1993). Talking Turkey; Who owns the treasures of antiquity?. The Independent. 13 June.

Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud

(Australia; Peru)

Helen Thew (1989). Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud. AAP. 24 October.

'Hot' Relic Goes Back

(Australia; Peru)

QNP (1989). 'Hot' Relic Goes Back. QNP. 24 October.

Please don't touch the tapestry. It's Hot.

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane (1988). Please don't touch the tapestry. It's Hot.. The Sydney Morning Herald. 23 September.