Subject: Return

484 antiques were returned to Egypt: Anany


Daily News Egypt, 18th Jun 2017.

Religious figures returned


Nepali Times, 18th Jun 2017.

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

(India; United Kingdom)

Anthony Sattin, The Guardian, 18th Jun 2017.

Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Raymond Brown, Cambridge News, 16th Jun 2017.

Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco


"Periodista Digital", Periodista Digital, 16th Jun 2017.

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

(Japan; Australia)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 15th Jun 2017.

Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard

(United States of America)

CBS, 14th Jun 2017.

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

(India; United Kingdom)

Michael Safi, The Guardian, 14th Jun 2017.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco


Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete, 13th Jun 2017.

Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 13th Jun 2017.

AUC hands over Egyptian artefacts from 1964 excavation in Fustat


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 13th Jun 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Caitlin Francis, WDBJ, 13th Jun 2017.

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


In Las Choapas, statue of the Virgin of Maternity recovered

Hernán Villarreal, Presencia, 12th Jun 2017.

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

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo, iNews, 12th Jun 2017.

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

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee, The Nation, 12th Jun 2017.

Agency returning tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Jaime Adame, Arkansas Online, 11th Jun 2017.

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

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee, The Nation, 11th Jun 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Melissa Jones, Gloucestershire Live, 9th Jun 2017.

117 years later: SEE stolen artifacts Britain returned to Nigeria

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Chika Jones, NAIJ, 9th Jun 2017.

The scalp from Sand Creek

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, Aeon, 8th Jun 2017.

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


Shiv Sunny, Hindustan Times, 7th Jun 2017.

Ancient Skulls to be given to M'Chigeeng First Nation


Rocco Franfione, My Espanola Now, 6th Jun 2017.

Professor Helps Bust Italian Art Theft Ring


Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, 6th Jun 2017.

Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home


G. H. Renaud, K24, 6th Jun 2017.

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


Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 5th Jun 2017.

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


Nitisha Kashyap, News 18, 5th Jun 2017.

Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Chris Foote, STV, 2nd Jun 2017.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2017.

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

(China; Netherlands)

John Hooper, AFR, 2nd Jun 2017.

Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany

(Germany; United States of America; Egypt)

Megan Gannon, Live Science, 1st Jun 2017.

Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends

(United States of America; France)

John Christian Hopkins, Lake Powell Life, 1st Jun 2017.

Serbia seeks return of leaders' missing autographs

(Serbia; Spain)

Outlook, 31st May 2017.

US museum returns ancient Egyptian stele missing since WWII


Frank Jordans,, 30th May 2017.

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

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Michael Gray, Common Space, 30th May 2017.

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

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 27th May 2017.

How idol thieves deceived devotees

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 27th May 2017.

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

(India; Australia)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th May 2017.

Purple Heart marker recovered

(United States of America)

Nikki Younk, The Daily News, 26th May 2017.

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

(United States of America)

Associated Press, CBS, 26th May 2017.

2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items

(United States of America)

Associated Press, U.S. News, 26th May 2017.

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

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Peter Cowan, CBC, 26th May 2017.

Ancient tomb seized from treasure hunters in central Turkey


Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 26th May 2017.

Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

(Italy; United States of America)

Jennifer Peltz, ABC United States, 25th May 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Melissa Hanson, Mass Live, 25th May 2017.

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

(New Zealand; Germany)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 25th May 2017.

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

(Austria; United States of America)

Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 25th May 2017.

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

(United States of America)

David Montero, Los Angeles Times, 24th May 2017.

Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia


IANS, Business Standard, 24th May 2017.

Egypt says it retrieved 4 stolen artefacts from Britain

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Middle East Monitor, 24th May 2017.

Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes


P S Sajimon, The Times of India, 23rd May 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Kirsteen Paterson, The National, 23rd May 2017.

Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now

(India; Australia)

PTI News, 23rd May 2017.

Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings

(Spain; United States of America)

Menachem Wecker, Hyperallergic, 17th May 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Sam Evans, Stroud News, 17th May 2017.

Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas

(United States of America)

Times-News, 16th May 2017.

Māori ancestral remains to return home from Swedish medical museum

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Radio New Zealand, 16th May 2017.

Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Waatea News, 15th May 2017.

Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque


American returns archaeological pieces from the Mochica and Lambayeque cultures

Andina, 14th May 2017.

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


RPP, 12th May 2017.

Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France

(Egypt; France)

Daily News Egypt, 10th May 2017.

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

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Joan Altabe, Blasting News, 9th May 2017.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail, 5th May 2017.

Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 5th May 2017.

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

(Azerbaijan; Armenia; United States of America)

News.Az, 5th May 2017.

At least 89 stolen artifacts returned to Syria: director


Leith Fadel, AMN News, 4th May 2017.

Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war


NRT, 4th May 2017.

Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner


Jethro Ibileke, The News, 4th May 2017.

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


AFP, South China Morning Post, 3rd May 2017.

All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft

(United States of America)

Emily Duke, KMVT, 3rd May 2017.

Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artifact May Be Stolen

(United Kingdom; Italy; Greece)

Nick Romeo, National Geographic, 1st May 2017.

New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal

(New Zealand)

Mānia Clarke, Maori Television, 30th Apr 2017.

Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News, 30th Apr 2017.

Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people


Doug Cuthand, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, 29th Apr 2017.

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

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News, 29th Apr 2017.

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


Lina Giannarou, eKathimerini, 29th Apr 2017.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, Huffington Post, 28th Apr 2017.

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

(Mexico; United States of America)

Justin Horwath, Santa Fe New Mexican, 27th Apr 2017.

Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Hul Reaksmey, Voice of America, 26th Apr 2017.

Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed

(United States of America)

Cody Thorn, Maryville Daily Forum, 24th Apr 2017.

Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Ben Paviour, The Cambodia Daily, 24th Apr 2017.

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


Murcia Today, 24th Apr 2017.

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

(New Zealand)

Jessica Long,, 23rd Apr 2017.

SC dismisses plea seeking repatriation of Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Dhananjay Mahapatra, The Times of India, 22nd Apr 2017.

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


CBC, 22nd Apr 2017.

Treasured wartime documents returned


Bill Kaufmann, Nanton News, 20th Apr 2017.

DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US

(India; United States of America)

Rajesh Ahuja, Hindustan Times, 20th Apr 2017.

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

(India; United States of America)

TNN, The Times of India, 20th Apr 2017.

Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Donald, Belleville News-Democrat, 20th Apr 2017.

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


Daily Sabah, 20th Apr 2017.

Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government

(United States of America; Italy)

Anthony Brooks, WBUR, 19th Apr 2017.

ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

ICE, 19th Apr 2017.

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,, 18th Apr 2017.

Bronze idol recovered


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 18th Apr 2017.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition


Express News Service, Indian Express, 18th Apr 2017.

Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland

(China; Taiwan)

Xinhua, 16th Apr 2017.

Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Jason Okundaye, Varsity, 15th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Alex Riggins, Magic Valley, 14th Apr 2017.

Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied

(United States of America)

Jennifer Mcdermott, Stamford Advocate, 14th Apr 2017.

Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts

(United States of America)

Chris Lindahl, Cape Cod Times, 14th Apr 2017.

Tesoros recuperados


Recovered Treasures

El Peruano, 13th Apr 2017.

Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama


A Step Closer to Stolen Art

Nevena Vržina, Nezavisne, 13th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Doug Saunders, Daily Bulletin, 13th Apr 2017.

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


Noah Charney, Observer, 12th Apr 2017.

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


JTA, 7th Apr 2017.

Let's do a Brexit deal with the Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Geoffrey Robertson, The Guardian, 4th Apr 2017.

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

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Monty Fynn, Varsity, 4th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 3rd Apr 2017.

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

(Greece; Germany)

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi, Greek Reporter, 1st Apr 2017.

Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

(Benin; France)

Josué Mehouenou, Art Daily, 1st Apr 2017.

How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, Foreign Affairs, 31st Mar 2017.

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

(United States of America)

FBI, 31st Mar 2017.

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


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 29th Mar 2017.

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

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Jamey Keaten, The Tribune, 28th Mar 2017.

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

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah, 24th Mar 2017.

Serbia returns precious stolen violin to France

(Serbia; France; Italy)

AFP, Yahoo News, 23rd Mar 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Deanna Isaacs, Chicago Reader, 23rd Mar 2017.

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

(United States of America; Germany)

Kwame Anthony Appiah, The New York Times, 22nd Mar 2017.

Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution


Frank Gardner, BBC News, 21st Mar 2017.

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

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 20th Mar 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Phil Miller, The Herald, 20th Mar 2017.

First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 20th Mar 2017.

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, Cronica Del Cuinddio, 19th Mar 2017.

Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?

(Malta; France)

Sarah Carabott, Times of Malta, 18th Mar 2017.

New Kingdom mummy mask recovered from France

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th Mar 2017.

How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove, Forbes, 17th Mar 2017.

Stolen Etruscan Vessel to Be Returned to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 16th Mar 2017.

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


Perwana Nazif, ArtNet News, 15th Mar 2017.

Greece denies report on Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

eKathimerini, 14th Mar 2017.

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, El Diario, 14th Mar 2017.

Greece offers ancient archaeological wonders in exchange for Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 14th Mar 2017.

Egypt thwarts 24 cases of antiquities theft in one week


Omar Thabet, Andalou Agency, 13th Mar 2017.

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

(United States of America; Japan)

Kim Briggeman, The Daily Astorian, 13th Mar 2017.

Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 13th Mar 2017.

Pharaonic relics submerged with Titanic must be recovered: Egyptologist


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 12th Mar 2017.

Police Recover Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Citation From Jungle


Press Trust of India, Outlook, 11th Mar 2017.

Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Deccan Chronicle, 10th Mar 2017.

US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 9th Mar 2017.

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


Julia Hitz, DW, 7th Mar 2017.

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

(United Kingdom; Saint Lucia)

L. Barton, Cornwall Live, 6th Mar 2017.

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


Paul Daley, The Guardian, 3rd Mar 2017.

Native American bones stolen from Ohio grave to be reburied

(United States of America)

John Seewer, Turtle Island News, 2nd Mar 2017.

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


Egyptian Streets, 2nd Mar 2017.

Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years

(United States of America)

Beth Warden, KSOO, 1st Mar 2017.

Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts


Jason Warick, CBC, 1st Mar 2017.

Gov't reveals 29 lost state seals

(South Korea)

The Korea Times, 1st Mar 2017.

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

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 1st Mar 2017.

Weighing the Risks and Returns of Art and Antiquities


Tom Kline, Wealth Management, 28th Feb 2017.

Stolen painting finds way home

(United Kingdom)

Tanya Yilmaz, This is Wiltshire, 27th Feb 2017.

The Grand Master's dagger


Petra Caruana Dingli, Times of Malta, 26th Feb 2017.

Stolen Gate Returned to Germany's Dachau Concentration Camp

(Germany; Norway)

Ken Schwartz, Voice of America, 24th Feb 2017.

Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group


Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 23rd Feb 2017.

Minister offers Turkish mayor elephants for ancient Hebrew inscription

(Israel; Turkey)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 23rd Feb 2017.

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

(Iraq; Italy)

Christopher D. Shea, The New York Times, 20th Feb 2017.

Ancient artefacts leave Iraq for the 57th Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Colin Randall, The National, 20th Feb 2017.

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


Jun Mai, South China Morning Post, 20th Feb 2017.

Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground

(United States of America)

Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald, 19th Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times, 17th Feb 2017.

Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca

(Morocco; Italy)

ANSA, 16th Feb 2017.

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


Shaya Laughlin, The Daily Telegraph, 16th Feb 2017.

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

(Cyprus; Greece)

Cyprus Mail, 15th Feb 2017.

Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church

(United States of America)

The Associated Press, Star Tribune, 14th Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Allison Shapiro, Daily Journal, 13th Feb 2017.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya


Maya material recovered

Wilmer Delgado Rojas, El Expreso, 12th Feb 2017.

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested


TNN, The Times of India, 12th Feb 2017.

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

(India; United States of America)

Pratik Salunke, Hindustan Times, 10th Feb 2017.

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 9th Feb 2017.

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

(Iran; United States of America)

Amir Vahdat,, 8th Feb 2017.

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


Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered

Granada Hoy, 7th Feb 2017.

The Art Lost Register Resolved Eight Stolen Artworks Cases in January


Perwana Nazif, ArtNet News, 6th Feb 2017.

Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt


Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 6th Feb 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Alex Williams, Premier, 6th Feb 2017.

FBI Recovers Rare, Local History Stolen From Girard College

(United States of America)

David Spunt, CBS Philly, 6th Feb 2017.

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


Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Feb 2017.

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

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo, South China Morning Post, 3rd Feb 2017.

'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park

(United States of America)

Katie Metzger, Mercer Island Reporter, 3rd Feb 2017.

Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 2nd Feb 2017.

Egypt retrieves 2 artifacts from London


Egypt Independent, 1st Feb 2017.

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

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Feb 2017.

Belarus plans to return Shishkin's painting to Russia

(Belarus; Russia)

Belarus News, 30th Jan 2017.

The dancing girl in distress

(Pakistan; India)

Pakistan Today, 29th Jan 2017.

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


Egypt Independent, 29th Jan 2017.

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

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina, 27th Jan 2017.

Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla


Some of the jewels stolen in Parla returned

Vivir en Parla, 26th Jan 2017.

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

(South Korea; Japan)

Choe Sang-Hun, The New York Times, 26th Jan 2017.

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


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

David Hidalgo, Ojo Público, 26th Jan 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Jackson Lewis, The National Law Review, 25th Jan 2017.

Historic lanterns stolen from Refai Mosque restored


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 25th Jan 2017.

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, AGN, 24th Jan 2017.

Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 24th Jan 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Debra Rubin, New Jersey Jewish News, 23rd Jan 2017.

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


Andrew Phelan, The Herald, 23rd Jan 2017.

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


Romania Insider, 23rd Jan 2017.

Art returned after burglary admitted

(New Zealand)

Daniel Birchfield, Otago Daily Times, 23rd Jan 2017.

Italy to return stolen Van Goghs to Dutch museum soon

(Netherlands; Italy)

AFP, 19th Jan 2017.

Tourist Returns Stolen Cobblestone to Rome With Apology Note


Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler, 19th Jan 2017.

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


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

Tele Madrid, 19th Jan 2017.

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

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Nurbanu Kizil, Daily Sabah, 19th Jan 2017.

Colonial looting of our culture calls for justice

(Rwanda; Germany; Belgium)

The New Times, 19th Jan 2017.

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

(Canada; China)

Douglas Quan, National Post, 17th Jan 2017.

Lebanon first to return looted Syria artifacts

(Lebanon; Syria)

Federica Marsi, The Daily Star, 16th Jan 2017.

Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home

(India; Australia)

C. R. Gowri Shankar, Deccan Chronicle, 16th Jan 2017.

Australia returns three antiquities to India

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India, The Times of India, 16th Jan 2017.

Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan, ECNS, 13th Jan 2017.

Cultural artifacts returned to Peru, all 404 of them

(Peru; United States of America)

Agnes Rivera, Living in Peru, 12th Jan 2017.

ICE returns cultural artifacts to Peru

(Peru; United States of America)

ICE, 12th Jan 2017.

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

(Canada; China)

Douglas Quan, National Post, 12th Jan 2017.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam, The Times of India, 11th Jan 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah D. Wire, Los Angeles Times, 11th Jan 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Eagle Radio, 11th Jan 2017.

Stolen art returned to cancer group

(United States of America)

John Loesing, The Acorn, 11th Jan 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Chuck Raasch, St. Louis Post-Dispach, 11th Jan 2017.

Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda


Arrests for theft in an Onda church

Paula Varella, Cadena Ser, 11th Jan 2017.

North America's Oldest Mummy Returns to a Native Tribe

(United States of America)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 10th Jan 2017.

Mongolia seeks to crush fossil black market


Ben Dooley,, 10th Jan 2017.

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


Hindustan Times, 10th Jan 2017.

Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge


D B Buda, My Republica, 9th Jan 2017.

House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker

(United States of America)

Heather Caygle, Politico, 9th Jan 2017.

Five ancient Egyptian artefacts smuggled to US repatriated


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 9th Jan 2017.

Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft

(United States of America)

Rashda Khan, Standard-Times, 5th Jan 2017.

14 Chandannath idols recovered


L.P. Devkota, The Kathmandu Post, 4th Jan 2017.

In focus: Tehran museum puts on show newly recuperated relics

(Iran; Italy)

Tehran Times, 4th Jan 2017.

Restitution of Persepolis Collection Expected

(Iran; United States of America)

Financial Tribute, 4th Jan 2017.

Facebook sleuths bring home India's stolen idols


AFP, The Daily Mail, 3rd Jan 2017.

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


AFP, The Economic Times, 3rd Jan 2017.

Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'

(India; Canada)

Rabindra Nath Choudhury, Deccan Chronicle, 3rd Jan 2017.

2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities


Manoj Pokhriyal, Press Trust of India, 3rd Jan 2017.

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


M. A. Parray, Kashmir Reader, 30th Dec 2016.

Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece

(Greece; Cyprus; United Kingdom)

Annette Chrysostomou, Cyprus Mail, 28th Dec 2016.

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

(Russia; Germany)

Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 28th Dec 2016.

Colombia returns ancient relics

(Peru; Colombia)

Alvaro Tassano, Living in Peru, 27th Dec 2016.

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


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

F. Cabanillas, Arahal Información, 27th Dec 2016.

Egypt retrieves 340 smuggled artifacts from Jordan

(Egypt; Jordan)

Egypt Independent, 26th Dec 2016.

Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India

(India; Australia)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Dec 2016.

Iraq seizes manuscript worth millions stolen in Kuwait

(Iraq; Kuwait)

Gulf News, Kuwait News Agency, 23rd Dec 2016.

Illicit antiquities trade being fought

(Bolivia; Argentina)

Manuela Pulido, Latin American Post, 22nd Dec 2016.

Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

(Italy; Ukraine)

Alasdair Sandford, Euronews, 22nd Dec 2016.

Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona

(Italy; Ukraine)

Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 21st Dec 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Belgium)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 21st Dec 2016.

Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

(Italy; Ukraine)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 21st Dec 2016.

Stolen relief of Queen Hatshepsut recovered from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 20th Dec 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Anna King, NW News Network, 20th Dec 2016.

Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Business Insider, 19th Dec 2016.

Tapestry returning to Germany

(Germany; United States of America)

Jamie Stengle, The Durango Herald, 17th Dec 2016.

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


Deborah Solon, Los Angeles Times, 17th Dec 2016.

Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art


Sara Angel, The Globe and Mail, 16th Dec 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson, Motherboard, 16th Dec 2016.

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

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 15th Dec 2016.

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


The Japan Times, 15th Dec 2016.

Mali declares archaeological emergency


FT, Financial Times, 14th Dec 2016.

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

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 14th Dec 2016.

Crimean gold must go back to Ukraine, says Dutch court

(Netherlands; Russia; Ukraine)

BBC News, 14th Dec 2016.

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


Isabelle Hellyer, Vice, 14th Dec 2016.

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, 14th Dec 2016.

Crimea's Scythian Treasures Become Political Football

(Netherlands; Russia; Ukraine)

Phil Butler, Argophilia, 14th Dec 2016.

Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered


Montreal Gazette, 13th Dec 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Sophia June, Willamette Week, 13th Dec 2016.

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


Katie A. Paul, Heritage Daily, 12th Dec 2016.

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


George Mikhail, Al Monitor, 11th Dec 2016.

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

(India; United Kingdom)

IANS, The Economic Times, 11th Dec 2016.

ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

ICE, 9th Dec 2016.

18th-century Buddhist painting returned to home soil

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young, Korea Herald, 8th Dec 2016.

Statue had been sold as scrap metal


Ian MacAlpine,, 7th Dec 2016.

ICE returns 23 pre-Columbian artifacts to Dominican Republic

(Dominican Republic; United States of America)

ICE, 7th Dec 2016.

Fruitful week for repatriation of Egyptian antiquities: Report


Ahram Online, 7th Dec 2016.

US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India, NDTV, 7th Dec 2016.

Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jamie Schram, New York Post, 7th Dec 2016.

INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel


INAH recovers monument that was in a hotel

Union Yucatán, 7th Dec 2016.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned to Korea

(South Korea)

Sang-Un Kim, The Dong-A Ilbo, 7th Dec 2016.

Gate Stolen From Dachau Concentration Camp Recovered in Norway


Jason Daley, Smithsonian, 6th Dec 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 6th Dec 2016.

Stolen coffins found after police search

(United Kingdom)

Caroline Tilley, Gazette News, 5th Dec 2016.

Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return

(United States of America)

Annette Cary, The Art Newspaper, 5th Dec 2016.

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 3rd Dec 2016.

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

(Egypt; United States of America)

RT, 3rd Dec 2016.

Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway


Karla Pequenino, CNN, 2nd Dec 2016.

Art cops recover Roman statue


ANSA, 2nd Dec 2016.

UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict

(United Arab Emirates)

BBC News, 2nd Dec 2016.

Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way Home

(Egypt; United States of America)

Megan Gannon, Live Science, 2nd Dec 2016.

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

(Egypt; United States of America)

Kristin Romey, National Geographic, 2nd Dec 2016.

Give us back the Venus de Milo, Greeks tell Louvre

(France; Greece)

Anthee Carassava, The Times, 30th Nov 2016.

Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp

(United States of America)

Barbara Ross, New York Daily News, 30th Nov 2016.

Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler

(India; United States of America)

Paige Fry, Alligator, 30th Nov 2016.

Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 29th Nov 2016.

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


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

David Gonzalez, El Correo, 29th Nov 2016.

HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue


The Hindu, 29th Nov 2016.

The Stone still waiting for its final destiny

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 28th Nov 2016.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols


Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 28th Nov 2016.

Police recover painting stolen 19 years ago


Radio Poland, 24th Nov 2016.

Ancient stolen artefact repatriated


Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 24th Nov 2016.

Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio


CBC, 21st Nov 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Sophie Crockett, The Herts Advertiser, 19th Nov 2016.

History re-told through the Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Louis Klee, Varsity, 18th Nov 2016.

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


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

Le Point, 18th Nov 2016.

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


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 18th Nov 2016.

Minister condemns illegal trafficking of artefacts


Gistmaster, 17th Nov 2016.

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


Segun Adebowale, The Eagle, 16th Nov 2016.

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

(China; Netherlands)

Global Times, 16th Nov 2016.

Donation Returns Over 200 Indigenous Art Objects to British Columbia


Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 16th Nov 2016.

Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin


Sanjeev Sanyal, Hindustan Times, 16th Nov 2016.

Stolen Indian idols to be brought to National Museum from Australia

(India; Australia)

The Times of India, 16th Nov 2016.

Verona-Kiev, one way

(Ukraine; Italy)

Danilo Elia, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, 15th Nov 2016.

Ancient art returning home


China Daily,, 14th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 14th Nov 2016.

Antiquities mystery solved: Swiss return stolen artifact to Egypt

(Egypt; Switzerland)

AT editor, Africa Times, 14th Nov 2016.

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

(India; United Kingdom)

Biharprabha, 11th Nov 2016.

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

(Pakistan; India)

The News, 11th Nov 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Hungary)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 10th Nov 2016.

Possible 'first encounter' Aboriginal shield uncovered in Berlin

(Australia; Germany)

Lexi Metherell, The New Daily, 10th Nov 2016.

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


Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered

El Diario Vasco, 10th Nov 2016.

Germany returns ancient relics

(Germany; Peru)

Alvaro Tassano, Peru This Week, 9th Nov 2016.

Italy returns scores of smuggled artifacts to Iran

(Iran; Italy)

Tehran Times, 9th Nov 2016.

Govt stopping sale at Japan auction raises hopes about looted artifacts

(Japan; China)

Shan Jie, Global Times, 8th Nov 2016.

Dutch court reportedly issues notice to collector of mummified statue

(China; Netherlands)

Li Yan, ECNS, 8th Nov 2016.

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


500-year old sculptures stolen from Jain Temple recovered

Dainik Bhaskar, 8th Nov 2016.

Savina Jain Temple theft case solved, Culprits nabbed


Udaipur Times, 8th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Emmet Teran Jenny Davis, The Wesleyan Argus, 8th Nov 2016.

Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3


TNN, The Times of India, 7th Nov 2016.

Stolen historic documents found 8 years later

(United States of America)

Autumn Luedke, The Eagle, 7th Nov 2016.

FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures

(United States of America)

David Spunt, CBS, 7th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

CBS, 6th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America; Mexico)

Robbie Whelan Will Connors, Wall Street Journal, 6th Nov 2016.

High court moved for retrieving dancing girl statuette from India

(Pakistan; India)

Jamal Khurshid, The News, 6th Nov 2016.

Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO

(Israel; Palestine)

Tovah Lazaroff, The Jerusalem Post, 6th Nov 2016.

Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched


IANS, Business Standard, 5th Nov 2016.

Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'


Works of art in 'search and capture'

Carlos Fonesca, Voz Populi, 5th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Steven Litt,, 4th Nov 2016.

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


Tania L. Montalvo, Insight Crime, 3rd Nov 2016.

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

(Australia; United Kingdom)

CBC, 2nd Nov 2016.

Long-lost Toledo sword returns home

(United States of America)

Ignazio Messina, The Toledo Blade, 30th Oct 2016.

Italy police recover stolen manuscript after 30 years


BBC News, 28th Oct 2016.

A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan

(Bhutan; India)

Gargi Gupta, DNA, 27th Oct 2016.

Rukoro hints at reparation package

(Namibia; Germany)

New Era, 25th Oct 2016.

Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard, Indian Country Today, 24th Oct 2016.

Danish bog mummy's missing toe returned after 60 years


The Local, 21st Oct 2016.

The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii

(United States of America)

Carla Herreria, Huffington Post, 19th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Chris Clark, Los Alamos Daily Post, 19th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Mary Hudez, AllGov, 19th Oct 2016.

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


Noura Hourani, Syria Direct, 18th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Justin Matthews, KOAT, 18th Oct 2016.

Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder


Creative India, Swarajya, 18th Oct 2016.

Steve McQueen painting stolen from Belfast bar

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 17th Oct 2016.

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


Only 1 in 100 cultural objects stolen in Mexico are recovered

Tania L. Montalvo, Animal Politico, 17th Oct 2016.

Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found


Orissa Post, 16th Oct 2016.

¿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, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

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, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

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


S. Vijay Kumar, DNA, 15th Oct 2016.

Remains of 13 Aboriginals will be returned to Australia

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Jacqueline Magnay, The Australian, 15th Oct 2016.

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


Three paintings stolen from Rome in 1983 recovered: Priceless works

Roma Today, 14th Oct 2016.

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

(Pakistan; India)

Hansa Malhortra, The Quint, 14th Oct 2016.

Nigeria: Jesus College under Pressure to Return Okukur

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Max Ndianaefo, CP Africa, 14th Oct 2016.

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

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Nick Miller, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14th Oct 2016.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian, 14th Oct 2016.

Pakistani Claim Over the Dancing Girl Has No Standing

(India; Pakistan)

Vasant Shinde, The Quint, 13th Oct 2016.

Italia entrega a México piezas arqueológicas rescatadas del tráfico ilegal

(Mexico; Italy)

Italy delivers archaeological pieces recovered from illegal trafficking to Mexico

Tania Campos, Xataka, 12th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Annette Cary, Yakima Herald, 10th Oct 2016.

Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned


Vietnam Net, 10th Oct 2016.

Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back


Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 9th Oct 2016.

What It Takes to Recover a Stolen Work of Art


Leila Amineddoleh, Artsy, 8th Oct 2016.

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, The Telegraph, 8th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Justin Fornal, National Geographic, 7th Oct 2016.

Five Paintings Stolen in 2005 Return to Dutch Museum

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

Nina Siegal, The New York Times, 7th Oct 2016.

Treasures of the Black Sea turn into political hostages

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Stas Sokolov, DW, 6th Oct 2016.

Antiquities ministry receives golden mummy mask from French-Egyptian citizen

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 6th Oct 2016.

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

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Ukraine Today, 6th Oct 2016.

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


Sarah El Shaarawi, Newsweek, 5th Oct 2016.

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

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Susannah Polk, CNN, 5th Oct 2016.

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


Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 4th Oct 2016.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad


Esther Anatolitis, Eureka Street, 3rd Oct 2016.

Egypt recovers 5 stolen artifacts from US

(Egypt; United States of America)

State Information Service, 3rd Oct 2016.

India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice


Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 3rd Oct 2016.

Egypt retrieves 4 Pharaonic artifacts from the US

(Egypt; United States of America)

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 3rd Oct 2016.

Ancient 'Kennewick Man' remains returned to Columbia River tribes

(United States of America)

Megan Thomas, CBC, 3rd Oct 2016.

Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture

(India; United Kingdom)

Richard Morris, India GB News, 3rd Oct 2016.

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

(United States of America)

Laura Morales, Arizona Public Media, 3rd Oct 2016.

Chile debe devolver libros saqueados


Chile must retrieve looted books

Denis Merino, Diario Uno, 2nd Oct 2016.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 1st Oct 2016.

India takes possession of stolen 12th-century Brahma sculpture

(Australia; India)

Eastern Eye, 1st Oct 2016.

Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

(Mexico; United States of America)

BBC News, 29th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Kim Baca, Indian Country Today, 28th Sep 2016.

New International Group to Amp Up Parthenon Marbles Reunification Campaign

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Mary Harris, Greek Reporter, 26th Sep 2016.

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

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 25th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Gene Marks, The Washington Post, 23rd Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Marcine Joseph, ABC United States, 23rd Sep 2016.

Paintings recovered in Leeuwarden storage unit 17 years after theft


Janene Pieters, NL Times, 22nd Sep 2016.

Exhibition with antiquities from occupied Cyprus opens on September 23


Famagusta Gazette, 22nd Sep 2016.

The Ancient One Takes Another Step Toward Home

(United States of America)

Richard Walker, Indian Country Today, 21st Sep 2016.

Kohinoor our property, govt tells Supreme Court


Bhadra Sinha, Hindustan Times, 20th Sep 2016.

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

(Colombia; United Kingdom)

Richard Emblin, The City Paper, 19th Sep 2016.

Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Reuters, 16th Sep 2016.

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

(South Korea)

Alexxa Gotthardt, Artsy, 15th Sep 2016.

Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill

(United States of America)

Isaac Arnsdorf, Politico, 15th Sep 2016.

Bring back vigango to their rightful locations


Nancy Jumwa Ngowa, Daily Nation, 14th Sep 2016.

Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces

(United States of America)

Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 14th Sep 2016.

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


CBC, 13th Sep 2016.

Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Dutch News, 12th Sep 2016.

El museo de La Plata restituirá restos de cuatro lonkos mapuches


The museum of La Plata restitutes remains of four Mapuche lonkos

Sergio Marilaf, La Izquierda Diario, 12th Sep 2016.

Aboriginal artefacts in Sotheby's auction prompt questions over provenance

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sydney Morning Herald, 11th Sep 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Hollie Bone, Harrogate Advertiser, 8th Sep 2016.

The Disappearance and Return of the Original Ground Zero Flag

(United States of America)

J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic, 8th Sep 2016.

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

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National, 8th Sep 2016.

Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry

(Egypt; Mexico)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 7th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America; France)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 7th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America; China)

ICE, 6th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer, Dallas News, 6th Sep 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Ben Philip, Daily Record, 3rd Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Jeff Bobo, Times News, 2nd Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Edward Damon, Berkshire Eagle, 2nd Sep 2016.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Sep 2016.

Perú recibe de Guatemala restos de la Cultura Paracas

(Peru; Guatemala)

Peru receives Paracas culture remains from Guatemala

Redacción, RPP, 1st Sep 2016.

Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, Las Cruces Sun-News, 31st Aug 2016.

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

(Spain; Germany)

RT, 30th Aug 2016.

Ottawa backs request for return of Beothuk remains from Scotland


Dean Beeby, CBC, 25th Aug 2016.

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

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Lucy McNally, ABC Australia, 23rd Aug 2016.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 23rd Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Emily Sweeney, The Boston Globe, 22nd Aug 2016.

Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo


Yugarón: Candelabras stolen from church returned

Ultima Hora, 22nd Aug 2016.

Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years

(Iran; United States of America)

Iranian Students News, Iran Front Page, 22nd Aug 2016.

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


Matilda Battersby, Belfast Telegraph, 20th Aug 2016.

Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich, Santa Fe New Mexican, 20th Aug 2016.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in river

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 19th Aug 2016.

Stolen $65,000 sculpture returned after alleged ransom attempt


The West Australian, 19th Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Alison Flood, The Guardian, 15th Aug 2016.

Decendant of Joseph Banks' servant supports repatriation of Gweagal artefacts

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Alasdair McDonald, Bega District News, 15th Aug 2016.

Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers

(United States of America)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 13th Aug 2016.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez, Santa Fe New Mexican, 12th Aug 2016.

Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue

(Chile; United Kingdom)

AFP, 9 News, 12th Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino, The Washington Post, 11th Aug 2016.

Uma discussão de há décadas

(Portugal; Angola)

A discussion for decades

Joana Gorjão Henriques, Publico, 10th Aug 2016.

Benin set to recover its cultural heritage from France

(Benin; France)

Africa News, 9th Aug 2016.

How China Must Reclaim Its Lost Cultural Heritage


Peter Fuhrman, Frontera News, 8th Aug 2016.

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

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun, Korea JoongAng Daily, 8th Aug 2016.

Partial return of looted collection


Jean Christou, Cyprus Mail, 7th Aug 2016.

Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced In Senate

(United States of America)

Rick Kearns, Indian Country Today, 7th Aug 2016.

Ancient Clay Figurine Repatriated to Cyprus from UK


Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 5th Aug 2016.

Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition

(Thailand; United States of America)

The Nation, 5th Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze, 5th Aug 2016.

Ukraine not letting go of stolen Dutch Art

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Janene Pieters, NL Times, 4th Aug 2016.

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


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

Iguazu Noticias, 4th Aug 2016.

Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 4th Aug 2016.

Returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece could ease Brexit negotiations

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Spear's, 3rd Aug 2016.

The foot of Zeus

(Afghanistan; Japan)

Llewelyn Morgan, Prospect Magazine, 3rd Aug 2016.

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

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 3rd Aug 2016.

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


Matilda Battersby, The Independent, 3rd Aug 2016.

100 Auction Houses Now Subscribing for Art Loss Register Due Diligence

(United Kingdom)

Fine Books Magazine, 3rd Aug 2016.

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, 1st Aug 2016.

Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia


Tewodros Kassa, The Ethiopian Herald, 31st Jul 2016.

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

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Tajudeen Sowole, The Guardian, 31st Jul 2016.

Long-Lost Engraving by Albrecht Dürer Discovered at Flea Market

(France; Germany)

Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 29th Jul 2016.

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


AFP, Luxemburger Wort, 27th Jul 2016.

Panchaloha idol found in sand heap


TNN, The Times of India, 26th Jul 2016.

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

(Japan; South Korea)

Toru Higashioka, The Asahi Shimbun, 26th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Megan Cerullo, Daily News, 25th Jul 2016.

Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts

(Iran; Germany)

Mehr News Agency, 23rd Jul 2016.

U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield

(United States of America; France)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 23rd Jul 2016.

India may approach Britain on bringing back Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India, The Tribune, 22nd Jul 2016.

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

(Guatemala; United States of America)

Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times, 22nd Jul 2016.

Australia to return stolen Buddha statue to India

(Australia; India)

The Tribune, 22nd Jul 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 22nd Jul 2016.

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


Divya Karthikeyan, The News Minute, 20th Jul 2016.

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

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 19th Jul 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18th Jul 2016.

BJP government has no space for prized artefacts returned by US


Soudhriti Bhabani, India Today, 18th Jul 2016.

Bring the ancient one home

(United States of America)

Rosita Worl, Alaska Dispatch News, 17th Jul 2016.

Reclaiming Africa's Treasures


Rosemary Laryea, The Voice, 17th Jul 2016.

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


Raphael Minder, The New York Times, 16th Jul 2016.

Nazi Art Loot Returned... to Nazis


Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 15th Jul 2016.

Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh


Orissa Post, 15th Jul 2016.

State successfully retrieves artifacts from dive company

(United States of America)

Cheryl Burke, Carteret County News-Times, 15th Jul 2016.

Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess

(United States of America)

Mari A. Schaefer,, 15th Jul 2016.

Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Albuquerque Journal, 13th Jul 2016.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture leads art trail parade

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 12th Jul 2016.

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


Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 12th Jul 2016.

Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned


Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 12th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Griselda Nevarez, The Guardian, 11th Jul 2016.

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


Divya Karthikeyan, The News Minute, 11th Jul 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 11th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Emily Zenter, Cronkite News, 8th Jul 2016.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal, The Politic, 8th Jul 2016.

Kohinoor, the mountain of light


K.S.S. Seshan, The Hindu, 7th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Royale Da, KOAT, 7th Jul 2016.

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


Rob Shaw, Vancouver Sun, 6th Jul 2016.

Denmark returns stolen gold cart of Etruscan prince to Italy

(Denmark; Italy)

The Local, 6th Jul 2016.

Those Italian Artifacts Actually Were Looted, Danish Museum Now Says

(Denmark; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 5th Jul 2016.

Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años


More than 6871 cultural items stolen in 18 years.

Olinka Valdez, Milenio, 5th Jul 2016.

Egypt retrieves Abbasid artifacts from London auction house

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Egypt Independent, 4th Jul 2016.

A relief of King Nectanebo II recovered to Egypt from Paris

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 3rd Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Scott Sistek, Komo News, 1st Jul 2016.

Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact

(Egypt; France)

Aswat Masriya, All Africa, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Katherine Weber, Christian Post, 30th Jun 2016.

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


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

CLM24, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 30th Jun 2016.

Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels

(United Kingdom)

W.M.N.H. Finch, The Herald, 29th Jun 2016.

Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts

(United States of America)

Santa Fe New Mexican, 26th Jun 2016.

Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered


Mary Griffin, CHEK, 25th Jun 2016.

Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London

(Ireland; United Kingdom)

Michael Parsons, The Irish Times, 24th Jun 2016.

Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 24th Jun 2016.

Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned


Alvaro Tassano, Peru This Week, 23rd Jun 2016.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, 23rd Jun 2016.

Urn returns to Danvers library

(United States of America)

Ethan Forman, The Salem News, 22nd Jun 2016.

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, News Times, 22nd Jun 2016.

Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction

(Egypt; Israel)

Associated Press, Haaretz, 21st Jun 2016.

B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums


Rob Shaw, Vancouver Sun, 21st Jun 2016.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger, KSN, 20th Jun 2016.

Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home

(United Kingdom; Bulgaria)

Martin Williams, The Herald, 20th Jun 2016.

On the trail of stolen artefacts


R. Vimal Kumar, The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home

(China; Netherlands)

Margaux Schreurs, The Beijinger, 17th Jun 2016.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 17th Jun 2016.

Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 16th Jun 2016.

Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed


Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle, 16th Jun 2016.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua, Shanghai Daily, 16th Jun 2016.

Stolen marble head of Rome's first emperor returns to Italy


Reuters, 14th Jun 2016.

Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv

(Ukraine; Italy)

Interfax, 13th Jun 2016.

Stone of Destiny belongs in Perth, says council leader

(United Kingdom)

STV, 13th Jun 2016.

Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru


Peruvian Times, 13th Jun 2016.

Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home


Debayan Tewaril, The Times of India, 12th Jun 2016.

Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi

(India; United States of America)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat, India Today, 9th Jun 2016.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art


ANSA, 8th Jun 2016.

U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon, 8th Jun 2016.

PM Modi's quest to bring back cultural artefacts started in 2003


TNN, The Times of India, 8th Jun 2016.

Auschwitz Museum lost, then found 16,000 belongings of Holocaust victims


Ben Rosen, The Christian Science Monitor, 8th Jun 2016.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 8th Jun 2016.

Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home


Nistula Hebbar, The Hindu, 8th Jun 2016.

How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts


Gargi Gupta, DNA, 8th Jun 2016.

Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner

(United Kingdom; Italy)

BT, 7th Jun 2016.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins


Michelle Vachon, Cambodia Daily, 7th Jun 2016.

'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace


Radio Poland, 6th Jun 2016.

US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation

(India; United States of America)

Geneva Sands, ABC United States, 6th Jun 2016.

Palestine demands return of seized artefacts

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Nasouh Nazzal, Gulf News, 6th Jun 2016.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal, 5th Jun 2016.

Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro


Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested

Diario de Alto Aragón, 4th Jun 2016.

The feds' real-life Indiana Jones

(United States of America)

Wesley Bruer, WTVM, 3rd Jun 2016.

Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald, 3rd Jun 2016.

FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts

(United States of America)

Scott MacFarlane, NBC, 3rd Jun 2016.

Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found

(United States of America)

Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post, 2nd Jun 2016.

Pricey Painting Found

(United States of America)

CBS, 2nd Jun 2016.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned

(United States of America)

Tracy Connor, NBC, 2nd Jun 2016.

Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping


Vivek Narayanan, The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2016.

Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 1st Jun 2016.

US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair, Mumbai Mirror, 1st Jun 2016.

Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP, 7 News, 31st May 2016.

Kiwanis Club seeks return of missing train items

(United States of America)

Sherese A. Gore, The News & Advance, 30th May 2016.

Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Madison Park, CNN, 28th May 2016.

Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered

(United States of America)

RJ Wolcott, Lansing State Journal, 27th May 2016.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press, Yahoo News, 27th May 2016.

Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts

(United States of America; France)

Martin Heinrich, KRWG, 26th May 2016.

Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'

(United States of America; France)

David Smith, The Guardian, 25th May 2016.

British Museum confirms provenance of looted Afghan Bowl

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel, Museums Journal, 24th May 2016.

Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions

(United States of America; France)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 24th May 2016.

China hopes to reunite "stolen" Buddhist relics in the virtual world


Atul Aneja, The Hindu, 24th May 2016.

Guatemala reclama piezas arqueológicas robadas que se exhiben en el museo Tesak


Guatemala reclaims looted archaeological pieces and they are exhibited in the Tesak museum

María Luz Nóchez, El Faro, 23rd May 2016.

Stolen artefacts recovered, date back to Mughal era


Nitesh Kumar Sharmal, The Times of India, 23rd May 2016.

Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Reuters, Ahram Online, 22nd May 2016.

Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain


Morn Vanntey, The Phnom Penh Post, 20th May 2016.

Special delegation visits Sheffield for skull repatriation

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

The Star, 20th May 2016.

Another Milestone As France Returns 2 Nok Artefacts

(Nigeria; Togo; France)

Chika Okeke, Leadership, 20th May 2016.

How Christie's helped to return a looted treasure to Afghanistan

(Afghanistan; United Kingdom)

Christie's, 20th May 2016.

Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum

(Russia; Germany)

Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 19th May 2016.

After 4 years, rare sarcophagi smuggled into Israel to be returned to Egypt

(Egypt; Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 18th May 2016.

Maori skull on its way back home after 130 years

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan, The National, 18th May 2016.

Egypt Repatriates 44 Stolen Archaeological Objects from France

(Egypt; France)

Egyptian Streets, 17th May 2016.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in garden

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 16th May 2016.

Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art

(United States of America)

Adam Parker, The Post and Courier, 16th May 2016.

Estonia hands over stolen Viking-era sword to Ukraine (photos)

(Ukraine; Estonia; Russia; Belarus)

Ukraine Today, 14th May 2016.

CHTHO asks Iranians abroad to report smuggled artifacts


Tehran Times, 14th May 2016.

Mapuches pidieron al Museo de La Plata la restitución de los restos de cuatro caciques


Mapuches call on Museo de La Plata to return the remains for four caciques

Blanco Negro, Info Blanco Sobre Negro, 13th May 2016.

Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist

(United States of America)

Matt Miller, KTOO, 12th May 2016.

Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

(Ukraine; Italy)

Reuters, 12th May 2016.

Burying Bones of Contention: Native Americans Close to Getting Ancestral Skeleton Back

(United States of America)

Zach Zorich, Scientific American, 12th May 2016.

60 Maori and Moriori heads and skulls repatriated from UK and US

(New Zealand; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Kurt Bayer, The New Zealand Herald, 12th May 2016.

Maori skull returning to homeland after 133 years in Moray

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Chris Foote, STV, 11th May 2016.

Ancient seal dated back to X century returns to Ukraine


Ukraine Today, 11th May 2016.

Ancient Persian seals returned by U.S. to go on display

(Iran; United States of America)

Tehran Times, 11th May 2016.

Govt exploring ways to resolve Kohinoor issue with UK: Sharma

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 9th May 2016.

The Heritage Warriors


Gargi Gupta, DNA, 8th May 2016.

Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple


Latha Iyer, Performance Gurus, 8th May 2016.

Stolen Three Century Old Violin Mysteriously Returned

(United States of America)

Steven Sukkau, Pembina Valley Online, 8th May 2016.

Greece looks to international justice to regain Parthenon marbles from UK

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 8th May 2016.

Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist

(United States of America)

Rob Low, KDVR, 7th May 2016.

#ReturnTheMarbles campaign uses cheeky billboard to seek return of Parthenon sculptures

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Leah MacLennan, ABC Australia, 6th May 2016.

Church raider jailed after stealing priceless relics, including ancient coffin

(United Kingdom)

Jeanette Oldham, Birmingham Mail, 6th May 2016.

Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives

(United States of America)

Kate Thayer, The Chicago Tribune, 5th May 2016.

Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan, Oregon Live, 4th May 2016.

FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police

(United States of America)

Denise Rosch, News 3, 2nd May 2016.

Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor


Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 1st May 2016.

Forget the Kohinoor, could we have the Amaravati Stupa sculptures back please?

(India; United Kingdom)

Ruchika Sharma,, 1st May 2016.

Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?


S. Vijay Kumar, MyIndMakers, 29th Apr 2016.

The Right to Own Living Memorials


Stephen E. Nash, Sapiens, 29th Apr 2016.

Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era


Richi Verma, The Times of India, 29th Apr 2016.

9,000-year-old 'Kennewick Man' will receive Native American burial after decades in limbo

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino, National Post, 28th Apr 2016.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News, 28th Apr 2016.

Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held


Press Trust of India, NDTV, 28th Apr 2016.

Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals

(United Kingdom)

David Whelan, Belfast Media Group, 27th Apr 2016.

Senate hearing could bring Kennewick Man closer to tribal burial

(United States of America)

Anette Cary, Tri-City Herald, 27th Apr 2016.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP, The Nation, 27th Apr 2016.

CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft


The Hans India, 27th Apr 2016.

Stolen Sarcophagus Returned

(Turkey; United States of America)

Ahmet Balan, Associated Press, 26th Apr 2016.

The Case against the Universal Museum


Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 26th Apr 2016.

Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 26th Apr 2016.

Mungo Man still lies in a cardboard box. Why?


Tom Keneally, The Age, 26th Apr 2016.

18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government


Press Trust of India, The New Indian Express, 25th Apr 2016.

Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash


Ranjani Govind, The Hindu, 25th Apr 2016.

Monuments Men go after state's treasure


Vandana Kamath, Bangalore Mirror, 24th Apr 2016.

Egypt retrieves ancient statue from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

State Information Service, 24th Apr 2016.

A treasure returned


Kristine Power, Memorial University Gazette, 22nd Apr 2016.

'The Kohinoor is but one flashy stone'

(India; United Kingdom)

Radhika Santhanam, The Hindu, 22nd Apr 2016.

In a U-turn Narendra Modi government promises to take all steps to bring back Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Anubhuti Vishnoi, The Economic Times, 20th Apr 2016.

Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001


Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001

Hemeroteca PL, Prensa Libre, 19th Apr 2016.

Kohinoor Diamond Belongs To Britain, Says Government In Supreme Court

(India; United Kingdom)

All India, NDTV, 18th Apr 2016.

S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 16th Apr 2016.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft

(United States of America)

Laura Wagner, NPR, 15th Apr 2016.

Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nainets, Reuters, 14th Apr 2016.

Art loss register reunites Stortford burglary victim with rare chronometer after six years

(United Kingdom)

Herts & Essex Observer, 14th Apr 2016.

Italian police recover jewels stolen in €3m heist organised by Russian woman

(Italy; Russia)

AFP, The Guardian, 14th Apr 2016.

'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft


BBC News, 12th Apr 2016.

Online group tracks stolen art and negotiates for its return


Sravanth Verma, Digital Journal, 9th Apr 2016.

Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found


Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 8th Apr 2016.

Court: Navajo due hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics

(United States of America)

Sara Weber, Arizona Daily Sun, 7th Apr 2016.

Arrests made over 2009 Edvard Munch heist from Oslo art dealer


The Scotsman, 6th Apr 2016.

Stolen Edvard Munch artwork recovered after seven years


AFP, The Guardian, 6th Apr 2016.

Peru archaeological pieces to be repatriated from Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Hillary Ojeda, Peru This Week, 5th Apr 2016.

ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia

(Mongolia; United States of America)

ICE, 5th Apr 2016.

Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held


Kapil Dixit, The Times of India, 4th Apr 2016.

Stolen Easter Island statue deserves a trip home

(Chile; United Kingdom)

Mark Gilbert, The Chicago Tribune, 3rd Apr 2016.

Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art

(United States of America)

Mara Siegler, Page Six, 3rd Apr 2016.

Panchaloha idols seized


The Hans India, 3rd Apr 2016.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra, 2nd Apr 2016.

Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins, The Guardian, 2nd Apr 2016.

How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Nigel Fardale, National Post, 1st Apr 2016.

Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Jemima Garrett, ABC Australia, 1st Apr 2016.

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson, Indian Country Today, 31st Mar 2016.

89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal


S. Prasad, The Hindu, 31st Mar 2016.

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

Vong Sokheng, The Phnom Penh Post, 31st Mar 2016.

Waiting for Benin bronze from UK


Ozolua Uhakheme, The Nation, 30th Mar 2016.

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork


WBUR, 30th Mar 2016.

Four held; stolen idols recovered


The Hindu, 30th Mar 2016.

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

(Israel; Germany)

The Canadian Jewish News, 30th Mar 2016.

Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons


Cyprus Mail, 30th Mar 2016.

Stolen Durga idol returns to Valley after 25 years


M Aamir Khan, The Tribune, 30th Mar 2016.

Calls for British Museum to surrender Indigenous Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

ABC Australia, 28th Mar 2016.

US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

BBC News, 28th Mar 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 27th Mar 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan, Albuquerque Journal, 23rd Mar 2016.

Stolen artefacts stashed by British art dealer are returned to Italy

(Italy; United Kingdom)

AFP, The Guardian, 22nd Mar 2016.

Stolen ancient Egyptian statue on its way back from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 22nd Mar 2016.

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


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

Diario de Burgos, 22nd Mar 2016.

Talk explores ties South American art collector had with Taranaki carvings

(New Zealand)

Deena Coster, Taranaki Daily News, 21st Mar 2016.

Benin royals applaud Cambridge move on "Okukor"

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Vanguard, 21st Mar 2016.

Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes

(United States of America)

Gus Thomson, Auburn Journal, 20th Mar 2016.

A question of morality


The Nation, 20th Mar 2016.

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


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 18th Mar 2016.

Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts?


Tiffany Jenkins, Aeon, 18th Mar 2016.

Britain hands over warship artefacts to ATM

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

The Sun Daily, 18th Mar 2016.

Return Benin Bronze Cockerel, FG Pleads With British Govt

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Chika Okeke, Leadership, 18th Mar 2016.

Norwegian 'witch' books stolen by Nazis found

(Norway; Czech Republic)

The Local, 16th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Lynne Mortimer, Eastern Daily Press, 16th Mar 2016.

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


TNN, The Times of India, 13th Mar 2016.

Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks

(United States of America)

M. Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13th Mar 2016.

Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques


Okorie Uguru, The Nation, 12th Mar 2016.

Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums


Rosemary Neill, The Australian, 12th Mar 2016.

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


The Economist, 12th Mar 2016.

Buddha's return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei

(China; Taiwan)

Lucy Hornby, Financial Times, 11th Mar 2016.

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


Tanaya Singh, The Better India, 9th Mar 2016.

Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue

(United Kingdom; Russia; Greece)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 9th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Lily Kuo, Quartz, 9th Mar 2016.

Cambridge college removes stolen Benin bronze cockerel

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

The News, 9th Mar 2016.

Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home

(United States of America)

Kayla Desroches, KNBA, 8th Mar 2016.

Benin Bronze "permanently removed" from Jesus hall

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Stevie Hertz, The Cambridge Student, 8th Mar 2016.

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


The Cairo Post, 7th Mar 2016.

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

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 7th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Glennie, The Guardian, 7th Mar 2016.

Police recover school's stolen artwork

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis, Juneau Empire, 6th Mar 2016.

India's Lost Treasures

(India; United Kingdom; Pakistan)

Tripti Nath, The Free Press Journal, 5th Mar 2016.

Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie

(United States of America)

Carlos Andres López, Las Cruces Sun-News, 4th Mar 2016.

Stolen Abraham Barachin cup returned to Hull after 30 years

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 3rd Mar 2016.

Perú recupera valioso patrimonio cultural

(Peru; Argentina)

Ricardo Burgos, Noticieros Televisa, 3rd Mar 2016.

Lost painting found on steps of Cradley Library

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cousin, Halesowen News, 3rd Mar 2016.

Egyptian 'Seven Sacred Oils' relief recovered from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 3rd Mar 2016.

Stolen Buddha Head Displayed at Museum of China in Beijing

(China; Taiwan)

Francis Eduard Ang, Yibada, 3rd Mar 2016.

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

(Russia; United States of America)

Sputnik News, 3rd Mar 2016.

US Returns Stolen Historic Documents to Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Patrick Reevell, ABC United States, 3rd Mar 2016.

Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place

(United States of America)

Sara Cline, Arizona Sonora News, 3rd Mar 2016.

Ancient Egypt tablet back after collector notified officials

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 3rd Mar 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, Seattle Times, 3rd Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Tareq Haddad, Hull Daily Mail, 2nd Mar 2016.

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


Deccan Chronicle, 2nd Mar 2016.

Manannan Mac Lír statue back in place at Binevenagh

(United Kingdom)

Seamus McKinney, The Irish News, 29th Feb 2016.

Le collectionneur Sindika Dokolo remporte son bras de fer contre un galeriste parisien

(Angola; France)

Roxana Azimi, Le Monde, 29th Feb 2016.

Antiquities: The long road home


Finbarr Toesland, The Africa Report, 29th Feb 2016.

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Peter Ford, Cambodia Daily, 29th Feb 2016.

ASI seeks info on provenance of idols


S. Prasad, The Hindu, 28th Feb 2016.

U.S. will return stolen historical documents to Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Yelena Chernenko, Russia Beyond the Headlines, 26th Feb 2016.

Taiwan Buddhist helps lost statue head home after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Shanghai Daily, 26th Feb 2016.

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Dan Duray, The Art Newspaper, 26th Feb 2016.

Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned

(Italy; United States of America)

Dan Duray, The Art Newspaper, 26th Feb 2016.

Rare $3 million painting by French master Jean-Léon Gérôme returned after 70 years


The Siberian Times, 25th Feb 2016.

Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Sravanth Verma, Digital Journal, 24th Feb 2016.

1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'


Yogesh Kabirdoss, The New Indian Express, 24th Feb 2016.

Where it is safe to do so, cultural artefacts should be repatriated


Dara Bramsos, The Economist, 23rd Feb 2016.

Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft

(United States of America)

Kayla Root, KRQE News, 23rd Feb 2016.

Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 22nd Feb 2016.

Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included

(United States of America)

Katie Banks, Fox, 22nd Feb 2016.

Right-on students demand Cambridge removes bronze statue …because it was looted by Britain

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Charlie Peat, Express, 22nd Feb 2016.

Athenians' Association Turns to the European Court of Human Rights for the Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Evgenia Choros, Greek Reporter, 19th Feb 2016.

BREAKING: Jesus College students vote to repatriate cockerel to Nigeria

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

The Cambridge Student, 18th Feb 2016.

छपरा के सोनारप ी से चोरी करोड़ की अ धातु की ाचीन मू्ित यां बरामद


Stolen ancient idol from Chhapra recovered from pond

Jagran, 18th Feb 2016.

'Sparky' found in recycling yard

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan, Albuquerque Journal, 17th Feb 2016.

EDITORIAL: Restoring artifacts to their rightful owners

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Indiana Daily Student, 17th Feb 2016.

Le Corbusier centre theft: Chandigarh Police cracks another case of heritage furniture theft, arrests 3


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 17th Feb 2016.

The Art Loss Register locates two paintings stolen in a house burglary in Amsterdam in 2010

(Netherlands; Switzerland)

Art Daily, 16th Feb 2016.

Home at last: 39 historic artifacts from Anatolia returned


Burcu Calik, Daily Sabah, 15th Feb 2016.

Angola: Culture Minister visits exhibition of recovered art works


Agencia Angola Press, 15th Feb 2016.

Egypt to recover two stolen artefacts from Germany

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 14th Feb 2016.

75 años del regreso de la 'Dama de Elche'


Pedro Fernández Barbadillo, Libertad, 14th Feb 2016.

Britain must free the blood-soaked queen of diamonds Koh-i-Noor

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Ben MacIntyre, The Australian, 13th Feb 2016.

Landmark Judgment Returns Remains to Tribe

(United States of America)

Cynthia Coleman Emery, Indian Country Today, 13th Feb 2016.

NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 12th Feb 2016.

Three Valuable Islamic Lamps to Return to Cairo After Being Looted, Replaced With Fakes


Egyptian Streets, 11th Feb 2016.

Stolen mosque lamps to return to Egypt as Cairo museum houses new database

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Tim Cornwell, The Art Newspaper, 11th Feb 2016.

Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft

(United States of America)

Kristen Mitchell, The St. Petersburg Tribune, 10th Feb 2016.

Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist

(United States of America)

Zachary T. Sampson, Tampa Bay Times, 9th Feb 2016.

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, The Daily Mail, 8th Feb 2016.

A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer


Ashwin Aghor, Catch News, 8th Feb 2016.

India Pride Project – How Smuggled Indian Art Is Brought Back Home


S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 7th Feb 2016.

Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures


Sputnik News, 7th Feb 2016.

Iran's Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US


Tasnim News Agency, 6th Feb 2016.

Angola: Sindika Dokolo Foundation to Recover Two More Angolan Culture Artefacts


All Africa, 5th Feb 2016.

Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 5th Feb 2016.

FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum


Chika Okeke, Leadership, 5th Feb 2016.

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', Le Figaro, 5th Feb 2016.

Treasures Dug Up by Tomb Robbers Returned to Italy

(Italy; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Megan Gannon, Live Science, 4th Feb 2016.

Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina

(Ecuador; Argentina; Spain)

Ecuador displays 567 cultural objects repatriated from Spain and Argentina

AFP, Ecuavisa, 3rd Feb 2016.

Argentina returns 4,150 cultural heritage artifacts to Peru

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

Hillary Ojeda, Living in Peru, 3rd Feb 2016.

Aratoi museum and local iwi buy back ancient Maori cloak after century in US

(New Zealand)

Rachel Thomas,, 2nd Feb 2016.

Two held with stolen heritage furniture


The Tribune, 2nd Feb 2016.

Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered


Artlyst, 1st Feb 2016.

Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland

(Switzerland; Italy; United Kingdom)

Hannah Roberts, The Daily Mail, 1st Feb 2016.

Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva

(Switzerland; Italy; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires, The Telegraph, 1st Feb 2016.

Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered

(United States of America)

Grant Sloan, Ozarks First, 1st Feb 2016.

Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'

(United States of America)

Ben Hooper, UPI, 1st Feb 2016.

Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler


Laura Armitage, Heidelberg Leader, 1st Feb 2016.

Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights

(United States of America)

Dan Duray, The Art Newspaper, 1st Feb 2016.

On the trail of the lost bulls: art detectives who track down missing public treasures

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 30th Jan 2016.

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Audrey Wilson, The Phnom Penh Post, 30th Jan 2016.

In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Pin Sisovann, Voice of America, 29th Jan 2016.

Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces

(Colombia; Spain)

Sally Palomino, El País, 29th Jan 2016.

US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue

(Italy; United States of America)

Patrick Browne, The Local, 29th Jan 2016.

Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure

(Colombia; Spain)

Associated Press, 28th Jan 2016.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt, Honolulu Magazine, 27th Jan 2016.

US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand

(Thailand; United States of America)

Bangkok Post, 25th Jan 2016.

El tesoro de los Quimbayas

(Colombia; Spain)

The treasure of the Quimbayas

Óscar Domínguez G., El Universal, 25th Jan 2016.

Stolen artwork returned to gallery

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij,, 23rd Jan 2016.

'Operation Pandora' recovers thousands of artefacts


BBC News, 23rd Jan 2016.

Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 21st Jan 2016.

Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Detroit News, 20th Jan 2016.

At National Museum, Decapitated Harihara Statue to Headline


Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 18th Jan 2016.

'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'

(United Kingdom)

Hull Daily Mail, 17th Jan 2016.

Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years


Kitty Hauser, The Australian, 16th Jan 2016.

मूर्ति चोर गिरोह गिरफ्तार, अष्टधातु की 70 मूर्तियां बरामद


Thieves arrested in stolen idol case

News 18, 16th Jan 2016.

Switzerland returns stolen Etruscan treasures to Italy

(Switzerland; Italy)

Swiss Info, 15th Jan 2016.

En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad


Angel stolen from the church of Soledad found in pathway

El Heraldo, 14th Jan 2016.

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, Télam, 14th Jan 2016.

Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures

(New Zealand)

Lois Williams, Radio New Zealand, 14th Jan 2016.

Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt


Michael Tutton, The Hamilton Spectator, 14th Jan 2016.

Antiquities minister set to inaugurate exhibition for recovered artefacts on Thursday


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 12th Jan 2016.

Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Detroit Free Press, 11th Jan 2016.

From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah

(Israel; Austria)

Shlomo Rizel,, 11th Jan 2016.

Van Dyck painting found in Istanbul

(Turkey; Georgia; Russia)

Hurriyet Daily News, 8th Jan 2016.

Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years

(United States of America)

Angela Brandt, Independent Record, 8th Jan 2016.

Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 6th Jan 2016.

ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia

(Australia; India)

Amrita Madhukalya, DNA, 6th Jan 2016.

Sale of historic Maori cloak attracts debate on Trade Me

(New Zealand), 4th Jan 2016.

Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?

(Colombia; Peru; Panama; Spain)

Giles Richardson, Apollo, 4th Jan 2016.

Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago

(United Kingdom)

Tamworth Herald, 2nd Jan 2016.

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson, Hull Daily Mail, 1st Jan 2016.

Eaton's Pompeii relics may cause lengthy dilemma

(United States of America)

Jim Schultz, Record Searchlight, 30th Dec 2015.

Antiquities Ministry retrieves two artifacts from Germany, Austria


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 29th Dec 2015.

6,500 Smuggled Artefacts Are Back to Syria


Sputnik News, 28th Dec 2015.

Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina

(United States of America)

Sarah Boden, Iowa Public Radio, 25th Dec 2015.

Nicolas Cage Agrees to Return Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Katie Rogers, The New York Times, 22nd Dec 2015.

Africa's top collector returns ancestral works to Angola


Cristina Ruiz, The Art Newspaper, 22nd Dec 2015.

'Stolen' sapphire pops up in Midtown pawn shop 19 years later

(United States of America; Italy)

Julia Marsh, New York Post, 22nd Dec 2015.

Appeal launched to find lost Sheffield steel sculpture

(United Kingdom)

The Star, 21st Dec 2015.

After 53 years, Kashmir gets back some of its rare artefacts


Haroon Mirani, Greater Kashmir, 20th Dec 2015.

US Artworks Delivered to Iran

(Iran; United States of America)

Associated Press, The New York Times, 19th Dec 2015.

Así fue el robo al Museo de Antropología hace 30 años


This is How the Robbery at the Anthropology Museum 30 Years Ago Went

José Antonio Aspiros Villagómez, Yancuic, 19th Dec 2015.

El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara


Dubin Ricardo, El Tribuno, 18th Dec 2015.

Uma Parameshwari Idol Back From Singapore, Set to Return Home Soon


Yogesh Kabirdoss, The New Indian Express, 17th Dec 2015.

Tyrannosaurus skull sold for $230,000 in New York must go back to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Ellen Brait, The Guardian, 16th Dec 2015.

The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned

(United States of America)

Vince Grzegorek, Cleve Scene, 16th Dec 2015.

Motunui epa: Maori storehouse carvings returned home after 150 years buried in a swamp, 40-year European exile

(New Zealand)

Kim Griggs, ABC Australia, 16th Dec 2015.

Knidos wants to regain its artifacts


Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 16th Dec 2015.

Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado


Stolen Christ found in the river

El Tribuno, 15th Dec 2015.

Reclaimed History: 9 Repatriated Egyptian Antiquities


Stephanie Pappas, Live Science, 15th Dec 2015.

Stolen Dutch Art Shows Up in Ukraine, but Getting It Back Isn't Easy

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal, The New York Times, 15th Dec 2015.

Does Greece want its marbles back?

(Greece; United Kingdom)

George Vardas, Neos Kosmos, 14th Dec 2015.

Stolen relief of Egyptian King Seti I recovered from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 14th Dec 2015.

Unsettled art show accompanies Encounters at the National Museum of Australia


Clare Colley, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14th Dec 2015.

Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah

(Egypt; United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 14th Dec 2015.

El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga


The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga

Pedro García Martín, El Mundo, 14th Dec 2015.

सीकर में जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुई मूर्तियां बरामद, तीन चोर भी गिरफ्तार


Sculptures stolen from Jain temple in Sikar recovered, three thieves arrested

Ashok Shekhawat, News 18, 13th Dec 2015.

El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección


The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection

Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 13th Dec 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'

(United Kingdom)

Imogen Calderwood, The Daily Mail, 12th Dec 2015.

Sea god statue set to make welcome return

(United Kingdom)

News Letter, 11th Dec 2015.

Villagers reject mummy conditions

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua, Shanghai Daily, 11th Dec 2015.

UN Resolution Calls for Return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 11th Dec 2015.

Syrian antiquities chief says Turkey refuses to return looted art

(Syria; Turkey)

Shadia Nasralla, Reuters, 11th Dec 2015.

ICE returns ancient dinosaur fossil, ancient cultural artifacts to China

(United States of America; China)

ICE, 10th Dec 2015.

Greece Will Not Further Pursue the Return of Parthenon Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 9th Dec 2015.

ICE agents to return 120-million-year-old micro-raptor to China

(China; United States of America)

Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, 9th Dec 2015.

Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 8th Dec 2015.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy, Australian Geographic, 7th Dec 2015.

Cops find Jain idol in ditch


Shrikrishna Prasad, The Telegraph, 6th Dec 2015.

बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी


Stolen idol of Bhagvan Mahavir recovered from Jamui Village

Aajtak, 6th Dec 2015.

Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar


IANS, Business Standard, 6th Dec 2015.

AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum

(India; United Kingdom)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 6th Dec 2015.

Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities

(United States of America; France)

United States Department of the Interior, 2nd Dec 2015.

The Real-Life Indiana Jones

(United States of America; India)

FiveThirtyEight, 2nd Dec 2015.

French national treasure recovered by The Art Loss Register

(France; United Kingdom)

Art Loss Register, 1st Dec 2015.

La Funba recupera su patrimonio


FUNBA (Fundación para las Bellas Artes y la Cultura) recovers its heritage

Jaime Moreno, El Periódico, 30th Nov 2015.

Egypt attempts to bring back 8 smuggled artifacts from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nina Awad, Step Feed, 30th Nov 2015.

Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home

(United States of America)

Sit News, 29th Nov 2015.

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

(Cyprus; Canada)

In Cyprus, Parikiaki, 28th Nov 2015.

Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella, The Evening Sun, 27th Nov 2015.

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, National Post, 27th Nov 2015.

Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures


Associated Press, The Guardian, 27th Nov 2015.

Frescoes stolen from ancient tomb go on display in Italy


Reuters, 26th Nov 2015.

French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora

(Greece; France)

Philip Crysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 26th Nov 2015.

Arrest in Swiss Farm Museum Burglary

(United States of America)

Grundy County Herald, 25th Nov 2015.

Artifacts stolen from Syria seized in eastern Turkey

(Turkey; Syria)

Doğan News Agency, Daily Sabah, 25th Nov 2015.

Swiss return two ancient cuneiform tablets to Iraq

(Switzerland; Iraq)

Swiss Info, 24th Nov 2015.

Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas

(Singapore; India)

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid, Channel News Asia, 24th Nov 2015.

Stolen painting back on display in Portland

(United States of America)

WGME, 23rd Nov 2015.

Saginaw Tribe repatriating ancestral remains

(United States of America)

Midland Daily News, 23rd Nov 2015.

Thieves return stolen idol


Imran Gowhar, The Hindu, 22nd Nov 2015.

Stolen ancestral remains repatriated to Western Australia after years of negotiations

(Australia; Austria)

Erin Parke, ABC Australia, 21st Nov 2015.

Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh, The Star Press, 19th Nov 2015.

U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Richard Valdmanis, Reuters, 19th Nov 2015.

German man returns mummy mask to Egypt after 50 years away

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th Nov 2015.

Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 17th Nov 2015.

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, 17th Nov 2015.

John Oliver explains why India is unlikely to get the Koh-i-Noor diamond back

(United Kingdom; India)

Sonam Joshi, Mashable, 17th Nov 2015.

Museum hunts for 2,000 year old mummy's missing teeth


Janene Pieters, NL Times, 16th Nov 2015.

Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk

(China; Netherlands)

China Daily, What's On Xiamen, 16th Nov 2015.

18th century stolen idol recovered


Press Trust of India, The Statesman, 13th Nov 2015.

México recupera piezas arqueológicas y un fósil repatriados de seis países


Mexico recuperates archaeological pieces and a fossil repatriated from six countries

INAH, 13th Nov 2015.

Nepalese teen held for theft at Virbhadra's palace in Sarahan


Hindustan Times, 12th Nov 2015.

Stolen Wrexham sheep 'Champion' found at the top of Dinas Bran

(United Kingdom)

Gary Porter, Daily Post, 11th Nov 2015.

Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail

(United States of America)

William Kerns, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 11th Nov 2015.

NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned

(United States of America)

Jason Koebler, Motherboard, 11th Nov 2015.

Artefacts stolen from CM's palace recovered


The Tribune, 11th Nov 2015.

Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day


Mark McNeil, The Hamilton Spectator, 10th Nov 2015.

Illegal digs unearth mosaics


Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 9th Nov 2015.

Police trace stolen WW1 East Surrey regimental colours

(United Kingdom)

Surry Mirror, 8th Nov 2015.

Singapore gallery returns 11th century statue to India

(India; Singapore)

B Sivakumar, The Times of India, 8th Nov 2015.

John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Reuters, The Guardian, 8th Nov 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

(India; United Kingdom)

Robert Verkaik, The Daily Mail, 7th Nov 2015.

'Mungo Man': Bones of Australia's 42,000-year-old man returned to Aboriginal tribes for burial


Kathy Marks, The Independent, 7th Nov 2015.

Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art


Lila Sarick, The Canadian Jewish News, 6th Nov 2015.

MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

Bernama, 6th Nov 2015.

Asian Civilisations Museum hands back sculpture identified as stolen to India

(Singapore; India)

The Straits Times, 6th Nov 2015.

Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home


Julie Power, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6th Nov 2015.

Mungo Man to be moved to National Museum of Australia's repatriation unit


Katie Burgess, The Canberra Times, 6th Nov 2015.

ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston

(United States of America)

Kevin Quinn, ABC United States, 5th Nov 2015.

Looted Chokwe masks and a rare statue to be returned to Dundo Museum in Angola


Art Daily, 4th Nov 2015.

How 3D printing helps preserve and return sacred Tlingit objects

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Jenkins, KTOO, 3rd Nov 2015.

Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past


Bansie Vasvani, Hyperallergic, 3rd Nov 2015.

Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash

(United States of America)

Carlos Greer, Page Six, 31st Oct 2015.

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,, 30th Oct 2015.

Da Chicago a Trani: la Diocesi recupera 109 pergamene antiche


From Chicago to Trani: the diocese recovers 109 ancient parchments

Alessandra Vacca, Trani Viva, 29th Oct 2015.

3-D exhibit to bring Korean cultural properties from abroad

(South Korea)

So Jung Park, Yonhap News Agency, 28th Oct 2015.

2600 Jahre alte Weiheinschrift aus Babylon kehrt zurück in den Irak

(Iraq; Germany)

Consecration inscription form Babylon will return to Iraq

SPK, 28th Oct 2015.

Stolen artifacts, ISIS money and a New Orleanian on the case

(United States of America)

Jed Lipinski, The Times-Picayune, 28th Oct 2015.

Canoe stolen decades ago returned to Stillaguamish Tribe

(United States of America)

Kari Bray, Herald Net, 27th Oct 2015.

Spain Returning over 100 Pieces of Stolen Art to Ecuador

(Ecuador; Spain)

TelesurTV, 27th Oct 2015.

Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango


Bronze bell from the church of Cabalango found in Colinas

El Diario Carlos Paz, 27th Oct 2015.

Saving an Ancestral Cemetery


Lara Ehrlich, BU Today, 26th Oct 2015.

Unique painting stolen from Totnes pub for 'a drunken laugh

(United Kingdom)

C Abbott, Herald Express, 26th Oct 2015.

Traditional owners mark Uluru handback


AAP, 9 News, 25th Oct 2015.

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, 23rd Oct 2015.

The Attorneys General and the Motunui Panels

(New Zealand)

Jim Mclay, Taranaki Daily News, 22nd Oct 2015.

Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931

(United States of America)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press, 22nd Oct 2015.

ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India

(India; Singapore)

Deepika Shetty, The Straits Times, 22nd Oct 2015.

Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor


Gabriella Angeleti, The Art Newspaper, 21st Oct 2015.

African art needs to come home - and this is why


Dilip Ratha, The Guardian, 21st Oct 2015.

Antropología acogerá pieza olmeca devuelta por Francia


Antropología will host the Olmec piece returned from France

EFE, El Universal, 21st Oct 2015.

Artefacts returned by collector

(Cambodia; Sweden)

Vong Sokheng, The Phnom Penh Post, 21st Oct 2015.

Asian Civilisations Museum to return controversial Indian bronze sculpture

(Singapore; India)

Mayo Martin, Today, 19th Oct 2015.

Art matters: Stolen taonga returned to Taranaki after 40-year fight

(New Zealand)

Ali Ikram, The New Zealand Herald, 17th Oct 2015.

Stolen Basquiat painting reappears in Paris


DW, 17th Oct 2015.

Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón


Escaped prisoner arrested trying to steal two precious relics from the church of Morón

ABC España, 17th Oct 2015.

NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq

(United States of America)

Steve Russell, Indian Country Today, 16th Oct 2015.

Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector


Neou Vannarin, Voice of America, 16th Oct 2015.

Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 16th Oct 2015.

Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 15th Oct 2015.

Pompeii's pilferers punished with a curse from the gods


Alice Philipson, The Telegraph, 14th Oct 2015.

Largest database of stolen watches launched


Tom Davis, Jewellery Focus, 13th Oct 2015.

FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group

(United States of America)

Desiree D'iorio, Long Island Press, 13th Oct 2015.

Stolen Roman head artefact returned to Vindolanda museum

(United Kingdom)

Carl Fallowfield, Cumbria Crack, 12th Oct 2015.

Keeping place for stolen Indigenous remains should take priority over Anzac centre


Paul Daley, The Guardian, 12th Oct 2015.

Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India

(India; Australia)

The Indian Express, 11th Oct 2015.

He brings the gods back home to India


Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, Rediff News, 9th Oct 2015.

Mystery of monks missing gravestone is finally solved

(United Kingdom)

Andy Done-Johnson, Chad, 9th Oct 2015.

ICE returns stolen Charles Darwin book

(United States of America; Canada)

ICE, 8th Oct 2015.

You Can't Sell What's Not Yours

(United States of America)

Josh Logue, Inside Higher Ed, 7th Oct 2015.

A Terra-cotta Antiquity that Arrived at a Turkish Museum by Mail


Cihan Kucuk, Hyperallergic, 6th Oct 2015.

Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir

(India; Germany)

Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 6th Oct 2015.

U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains

(United States of America)

Reuters, The Daily Mail, 5th Oct 2015.

1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction

(United States of America)

Lisa Fernandez, NBC, 5th Oct 2015.

Egypt's embassy in London restores smuggled pharaonic stele

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

The Cairo Post, 3rd Oct 2015.

Looted Egyptian figurine arrives from France


Rany Mostafa, The Cairo Post, 2nd Oct 2015.

James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder found after 55 years?

(United States of America)

Ronan Glon, Left Lane, 1st Oct 2015.

Stevenage Art Society's stolen mural found abandoned by 12-year-old schoolboy

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard, The Comet, 25th Sep 2015.

México recupera bajorrelieve monumental

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recovers monumental relief

INAH, 24th Sep 2015.

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, La Opinión, 24th Sep 2015.

Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France

(Mexico; France)

Associated Press, Fox, 24th Sep 2015.

Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 24th Sep 2015.

Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press, CTV, 24th Sep 2015.

Stolen wooden statuette to be repatriated to Egypt from France

(Egypt; France)

The Cairo Post, 24th Sep 2015.

Geneva orders Roman relic returned to Turkey

(Switzerland; Turkey)

The Local, 23rd Sep 2015.

Museum to return tainted art objects

(United States of America; India)

Natalie Trusso Cafarello, The Toledo Blade, 23rd Sep 2015.

The Billionaire, the Picassos and a $30 Million Gift to Shame a Middleman

(France; Monaco; Singapore; Hong Kong)

Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 23rd Sep 2015.

Germany returns Hindu statue to India

(India; Germany)

Dana Scherle, DW, 23rd Sep 2015.

French collector returns gold artifacts to China

(China; France)

Xinhua, 22nd Sep 2015.

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 21st Sep 2015.

Otto Krebs Collection: Spoils of War or Plunder in Peace?


Alex Boyle, Art Antiques Design, 20th Sep 2015.

Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure

(North Korea; Japan)

The Japan Times, 20th Sep 2015.

German museum all set to return 9th century stolen Durga idol

(India; Germany)

Sobhana K Nair, Mumbai Mirror, 19th Sep 2015.

Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper, Indian Country Today, 19th Sep 2015.

Beach Boys surfboard stolen from Calgary-area casino returned safe


Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Sun, 18th Sep 2015.

Kennewick Man: a never-ending nightmare for tribes

(United States of America)

Knute Berger, Crosscut, 17th Sep 2015.

Church bell found after missing for months

(United States of America)

Kaitlyn Loyacano, KNOE, 17th Sep 2015.

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts


Cyprus Mail, 15th Sep 2015.

Dennis the Menace statue stolen ten years ago shows up across country

(United States of America)

David Pescovitz, BoingBoing, 14th Sep 2015.

U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection

(Russia; United States of America)

Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, 13th Sep 2015.

Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun, 11th Sep 2015.

This Ethiopian prince was kidnapped by Britain – now it must release him

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Maaza Mengiste, The Guardian, 7th Sep 2015.

Millions of pounds worth of paintings stolen from the country mansion of cider heir found by 'The Scream' sleuth

(United Kingdom)

Ian Gallagher, The Daily Mail, 6th Sep 2015.

Canada returns seized Phoenician artifact to Lebanon

(Lebanon; Canada)

Dean Beeby, CBC, 5th Sep 2015.

Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

(Greece; Switzerland)

Anastassios Adamopoulos, Greek Reporter, 3rd Sep 2015.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail, 28th Aug 2015.

Bull figure returns to Turkey


Hurriyet Daily News, 28th Aug 2015.

Una expedición documenta los tesoros dejados por Odyssey


An expedition to document the treasures left by Odyssey

Joaquín Ferrandis, El País, 27th Aug 2015.

105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found


Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 24th Aug 2015.

Baby girl's missing headstone returned, 70 years later

(United States of America)

Casey Logan,, 23rd Aug 2015.

Heritage group plans to return cultural assets to Afghanistan

(Japan; Afghanistan)

Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan News, 23rd Aug 2015.

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


Taro Mizoguchi, The Asahi Shimbun, 23rd Aug 2015.

Argentina to restore 4,000 artefacts to Ecuador and Peru

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

BBC News, 22nd Aug 2015.

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

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Maram Mazen, Star Tribune, 22nd Aug 2015.

Fernandez Calls on West to Return 'Snatched' Cultural Heritage

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

TelesurTV, 22nd Aug 2015.

Restituyen fardo funerario prehispánico al gobierno peruano

(Mexico; Peru)

Prehispanic funerary offering repatriated to the Peruvian Government

INAH, 21st Aug 2015.

Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000


News.Az, 19th Aug 2015.

National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Aug 2015.

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


Harrison Tippet, The Advertiser, 18th Aug 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Kate Jacobson, Deseret News, 18th Aug 2015.

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


Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 18th Aug 2015.

Artifacts from Crimean Museums Are Held Hostage by Politics

(Ukraine; Russia; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal, The New York Times, 17th Aug 2015.

DHS demands TCC and authorities the recovery of Mohenjodaro articles theft


Pakistan Christian Post, 16th Aug 2015.

Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN

(Singapore; India)

R Prince Jebakumar, The New Indian Express, 15th Aug 2015.

Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end

(New Zealand)

Imran Ali, The Northern Advocate, 14th Aug 2015.

2600 Zim artefacts looted

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

Lovemore Mataire, The Herald, 14th Aug 2015.

Sculpture stolen from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery found


CTV, 13th Aug 2015.

Robert Mugabe tells Natural History Museum to return human skulls

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

David Smith, The Guardian, 13th Aug 2015.

Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi


M.T. Shiva Kumar, The Hindu, 13th Aug 2015.

Smuggled Picasso Heading Home to France After 14-Year Odyssey

(France; United States of America)

Angela Greiling Keane, Bloomberg, 12th Aug 2015.

Sigmar Polke Estate Ordered to Return Allegedly Stolen Painting


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 12th Aug 2015.

Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership

(Spain; France; United States of America)

Marlon Ramtahal, NBC, 12th Aug 2015.

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


The Indian Express, 10th Aug 2015.

A step toward bringing Korean treasures home

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun, Korea JoongAng Daily, 10th Aug 2015.

Community forced to pay tax to reclaim its stolen treasures


Patrick Beja, The Counties, 9th Aug 2015.

Newhouse says Kennewick Man should be returned to tribes

(United States of America)

Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald, 8th Aug 2015.

How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

(United States of America)

Micah Schweizer, NPR, 8th Aug 2015.

Court: National Gallery must return Madonna painting

(Czech Republic)

Prague Post, 7th Aug 2015.

Stolen Stradivarius violin is recovered after 35 years

(United States of America)

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press, 6th Aug 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Jonathan Halvorson, NBC, 6th Aug 2015.

UPDATE: Stolen Artifacts Left at Twin Falls Police Department

(United States of America)

Associated Press,, 5th Aug 2015.

Portland Art Museum returning sacred Crow medicine bundles to tribe

(United States of America)

Joseph Rose, The Oregonian, 5th Aug 2015.

Returning the Ancient One

(United States of America)

Duane Champagne, Indian Country Today, 4th Aug 2015.

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

(Egypt; Belgium)

Rany Mostafa, The Cairo Post, 4th Aug 2015.

Cuban exiles hope diplomatic thaw can help them regain confiscated property


Joe Lamar, The Guardian, 1st Aug 2015.

Italy returns Iran's stolen antiques

(Iran; Italy)

Mehr News Agency, 1st Aug 2015.

India demands return of objects stolen from its temples


AMA, 30th Jul 2015.

New Technique May Identify Stolen Stones

(United Kingdom)

Archaeology, 30th Jul 2015.

Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 29th Jul 2015.

Man cutting hedge finds stolen paintings worth €180,000


Michael Parsons, The Irish Times, 28th Jul 2015.

Honour etched in stone


Prakesh Bhandari, The Statesman, 26th Jul 2015.

500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered


TNN, The Times of India, 25th Jul 2015.

WWII Purple Heart Medals return home

(United States of America)

Randall Stillinger, DVIDS, 24th Jul 2015.

Two stolen artworks by Goya and Rubens returned to Voergaard Castle


Art Media Agency, 24th Jul 2015.

Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala


18th century sacred art stolen from Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala recovered

Miriam Bueno, Noticieros Televisa, 23rd Jul 2015.

Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury

(France; China)

Sébastien Blanc, Khmer Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church

(United Kingdom)

East Lindsey Target, 22nd Jul 2015.

Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

So Jung Park, The Korea Observer, 21st Jul 2015.

Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar


Peggy MacDonald, CBC, 20th Jul 2015.

Ohio university grapples with case of missing mosaic

(United States of America; Turkey)

Jennifer Pinkowski, Al Jazeera, 19th Jul 2015.

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Alanna Martinez, Observer, 17th Jul 2015.

Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 17th Jul 2015.

Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader

(Iraq; United States of America)

Loveday Morris, The Washington Post, 15th Jul 2015.

S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan

(South Korea; Japan)

Akihiko Kaise, The Asahi Shimbun, 15th Jul 2015.

U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State

(Iraq; Syria)

Saif Hameed, Reuters, 15th Jul 2015.

Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners


Howard Plotkin, Edmonton Journal, 15th Jul 2015.

Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking


Nithin Sridhar, NewsGram, 14th Jul 2015.

Is BSU museum piece stolen art?

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh, The Star Press, 14th Jul 2015.

Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi

(India; Germany)

Mail Today, India Today, 14th Jul 2015.

Turkish manuscripts returned from US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 14th Jul 2015.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 13th Jul 2015.

मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार


Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested

Navbharat Times, 13th Jul 2015.

Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones


Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 13th Jul 2015.

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Bangkok Post, 12th Jul 2015.

I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal


Anurag Bende, Pune Mirror, 11th Jul 2015.

Elgin debt relief

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Jonathan Foreman, Politico, 10th Jul 2015.

Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Berthereau, Yahoo News, 10th Jul 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva, Brisbane Times, 10th Jul 2015.

Father turns in son for Pune temple theft


Chaitraly Deshmukh, Mid-day, 9th Jul 2015.

Collector Fights for African Art


Raphael Minder, The New York Times, 9th Jul 2015.

Rare Rodin sculpture stolen during $1 million Beverly Hills heist recovered in London

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Matilda Battersby, The Independent, 9th Jul 2015.

Two Dacian gold coins recovered in Poland

(Romania; Poland)

ActMedia, 8th Jul 2015.

El Retorno de lo Nuestro- Patrimonio Recuperado

(Costa Rica)

The Return of What's Ours: Recovered Heritage

Costa Rica On, 8th Jul 2015.

Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help


Dominic Evans, Reuters, 8th Jul 2015.

Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis

(United States of America; Russia)

Sol Rieger, JP Updates, 6th Jul 2015.

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

(France; China)

Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 6th Jul 2015.

Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Gina Fairley, Visual Arts Hub, 6th Jul 2015.

A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 5th Jul 2015.

Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues


Merinews, 4th Jul 2015.

Gov't Restrictions Block Ways for Chinese Relics to Return Home


CRIEnglish, 3rd Jul 2015.

Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Rachel Millard, The Argus, 3rd Jul 2015.

Paintings stolen decades ago returning to Amsterdam Museum

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Janene Van Jaarsveldt, NL Times, 2nd Jul 2015.

An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum


Ilene Prusher, Haaretz, 1st Jul 2015.

ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India

(United States of America; India)

ICE, 1st Jul 2015.

Indigenous man's skull returns to his people more than 150 years after its theft


Mark Colvin, ABC Australia, 29th Jun 2015.

Tiruvannamalai Temple Gets Centuries-old Panchaloha Idols Back


R Prince Jebakumar, The Indian Express, 27th Jun 2015.

US judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald

(United States of America; Brazil)

Stephen Ceasar, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26th Jun 2015.

Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal)

(United Kingdom)

John Bingham, The Telegraph, 26th Jun 2015.

Sleuth Work Leads to Discovery of Art Beloved by Hitler


Alison Smale, The New York Times, 25th Jun 2015.

Washington Governor Inslee Says Corps Should Give Kennewick Man To Northwest Tribes

(United States of America)

Rhodi Lee, Tech Times, 25th Jun 2015.

Stolen manuscripts returned to Turkey


Hasan Ay, Daily Sabah, 25th Jun 2015.

117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found


Vimal Bhatia, The Times of India, 24th Jun 2015.

Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches

(Spain; Sweden)

AFP, Yahoo News, 22nd Jun 2015.

Owner wins his paintings back

(South Africa)

Zelda Venter, IOL, 22nd Jun 2015.

The Chinese Want Their Art Back


Karl E. Meyer, The New York Times, 20th Jun 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities

(Australia; India; Nepal)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Jun 2015.

العراق يسترد 663 قطعة أثرية مهربة لثلاث دول


Iraq recovers 663 artefacts smuggled to three countries

Face Iraq, 18th Jun 2015.

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, 18th Jun 2015.

Silver valuables stolen from Uppinangady temple found beneath channel


Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 17th Jun 2015.

United States Returns Stolen Antique Books to the National Library of Sweden

(United States of America; Sweden)

U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI, 17th Jun 2015.

U-boat propeller returned to Germany

(United Kingdom; Germany)

Belfast Telegraph, 16th Jun 2015.

Rannali 'stoked' painting found 12 years later

(New Zealand)

Sonya Bateson, Bay of Plenty Times, 16th Jun 2015.

Statue of Virgin Mary Restored to Syria's Maaloula


Almanar News, 14th Jun 2015.

Unique stolen ancient Egyptian statue to return from Germany soon


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 14th Jun 2015.

Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq)

Suzanne Vega, JP Updates, 10th Jun 2015.

Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction

(France; United States of America)

Aaron Granillo, KNAU, 9th Jun 2015.

Church's stolen statue head found on ebay after two years and returned to Forest of Dean

(United Kingdom)

Gloucester Citizen, 9th Jun 2015.

Bonhams Returns Ancient Hermes Head Illegally Smuggled Out of Greece


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 9th Jun 2015.

A grave injustice: Saginaw Chippewas reclaim their dead

(United States of America)

John Carlisle, Detroit Free Press, 6th Jun 2015.

Painting Stolen from Bushwick Gallery Turns Up on Roosevelt Island

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 6th Jun 2015.

Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts

(United States of America)

KEPRTV, 5th Jun 2015.

Trio held for gun stolen from police museum

(South Africa)

Diek Lotriet, News24, 5th Jun 2015.

Two missing artworks found at Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy, The Boston Globe, 4th Jun 2015.

Chichester artist's stolen painting is found in Italy


Chinchester Observer, 4th Jun 2015.

Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest

(France; United States of America)

Jamey Keaten, ABC United States, 1st Jun 2015.

Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 1st Jun 2015.

Kasargod: Police arrest two persons for precious idol theft


Steephan Kayyar, Daijiworld, 1st Jun 2015.

Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel


Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum

Pura Noticia, 31st May 2015.

Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco


Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered

La Nación, 31st May 2015.

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 31st May 2015.

Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 135 Islamic artifacts


The Cairo Post, 30th May 2015.

Police recover 300 years old idol


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 29th May 2015.

Missing Indiana University statue found, 'badly damaged'

(United States of America)

Matt Adams, Fox, 28th May 2015.

Egypt to recover Mamluk vase

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 27th May 2015.

The Case of Italy's Stolen 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Lid

(United States of America; Italy)

Barbie Latza Nadeau, The Daily Beast, 27th May 2015.

Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities


Xinhua, 26th May 2015.

Perú recuperó 74 piezas arqueológicas que permanecían en Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Peru recovered 74 archaeological pieces that were in Chile

El Comercio, 26th May 2015.

Looted artefacts handed to archaeologists in Arequipa


Corey Watts, Peru This Week, 26th May 2015.

A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art


Harriet Torry, The Wall Street Journal, 26th May 2015.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts vase, other looted artifacts returned to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Mary Abbe, Star Tribune, 26th May 2015.

25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Elizabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 26th May 2015.

US finds Pompeii frescoes robbed in 1950s

(Italy; United States of America)

The Local, 26th May 2015.

Picasso Recovery in Newark Shines Light on Art Theft


Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, 25th May 2015.

'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says

(United Kingdom; Canada)

CBC, 25th May 2015.

Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced


S. Vijay Kumar, The Times of India, 25th May 2015.

Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Rany Mostafa, The Cairo Post, 24th May 2015.

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations


Bennett Murray, The Phnom Penh Post, 23rd May 2015.

Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years

(Taiwan; China)

CCTV, 23rd May 2015.

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest


Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post, 22nd May 2015.

Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum

(United States of America)

Christine Clarridge, Seattle Times, 20th May 2015.

Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 20th May 2015.

Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China

(China; Netherlands)

Shanghaiist, 20th May 2015.

Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes


Alexandre Capron, France 24, 19th May 2015.

Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 19th May 2015.

Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana


Weapons stolen from the Villa Ana Forestry Museum recovered

Amanecer, 17th May 2015.

Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt,, 15th May 2015.

Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires, The Telegraph, 14th May 2015.

Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 13th May 2015.

French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet

(France; China)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 12th May 2015.

It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt,, 12th May 2015.

Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise

(United States of America)

Kristen Hwang, Hava Sun News, 12th May 2015.

Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement

(United States of America; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 12th May 2015.

Elgin Marbles: Greece should take UK to court over sculptures, claim human rights lawyers

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 12th May 2015.

James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts


James Cuno, Foreign Affairs, 11th May 2015.

US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Mech Dara, The Cambodia Daily, 11th May 2015.

Brooklyn reclaims wolf heads stolen from Israel Putnam statue 30 years ago

(United States of America)

Francesca Kefalas, Norwich Bulletin, 9th May 2015.

Colombia police recover Garcia Marquez first edition


BBC News, 9th May 2015.

Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha

(China; Netherlands)

Ma, CRIEnglish, 8th May 2015.

Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin


CNTV, 7th May 2015.

Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches

(United Kingdom)

Bill Tanner, Hereford Times, 7th May 2015.

Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition


Xinhua, 5th May 2015.

Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities


S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 4th May 2015.

Balochistan's assets: Govt disinterest keeps smuggled relics in Europe


Mohammad Zafar, The Express Tribune, 4th May 2015.

Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte


Seeking to recover more than 50,000 artworks

Opinión, 11th Apr 2015.

Anonymous tip leads to stolen museum statue

(Trinidad and Tobago)

Rachael Espinet, Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, 10th Apr 2015.

India's deafening silence on stolen art


Vishakha N. Desai, The Hindu, 10th Apr 2015.

New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia

(Bolivia; United States of America)

Associated Press, U-T San Diego, 9th Apr 2015.

Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on

(United States of America; India)

Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime Minister

(Russia; Greece)

The Moscow Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 9th Apr 2015.

Empty temples, stolen gods


eKantipur, 8th Apr 2015.

Hue bringing home royal rickshaw from France, hopes to retrieve plundered relics


Bui Ngoc Long, Thanh Nien News, 8th Apr 2015.

Ancient artefacts from Egypt illegally imported to Australia returned to ambassador in Canberra

(Australia; Egypt)

Liz Foschia, ABC Australia, 8th Apr 2015.

Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation

(United States of America; India)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 7th Apr 2015.

Lost Yi Sun-shin book found in museum

(South Korea)

Mee-yoo Kwan, Korea Times, 6th Apr 2015.

RJ Mitchell cigarette case returned to Solent Sky Museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Apr 2015.

Watch: Historic Jewish text from Prague stolen years ago found in Israel

(Israel; Czech Republic)

Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem Post, 4th Apr 2015.

Peabody Essex Museum hands over Indian artwork involved in trafficking investigation

(United States of America; India)

Malcolm Gay, The Boston Globe, 3rd Apr 2015.

Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum

(United States of America; India)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, ABC United States, 1st Apr 2015.

Thousands of artifacts stolen by John Tillmann going home


Clare Mellor, The Chronicle Herald, 31st Mar 2015.

Islamic State Destruction Renews Debate Over Repatriation of Antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 30th Mar 2015.

Greece condemns British Museum's refusal to allow mediation over ancient Parthenon sculptures

(Greece; United Kingdom)

AFP, ABC Australia, 29th Mar 2015.

Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities


Xuequean Mu, Xinhua, 28th Mar 2015.

Over 100 Artefacts Repatriated In 4 Years – Usman


Chika Okeke, Leadership, 27th Mar 2015.

UPDATE: Stolen items from historic Trondhjem Church are recovered

(United States of America)

Lori Nickel, News-Review, 27th Mar 2015.

Italy recovers lost Picasso from retired frame maker


Steve Scherer, Reuters, 27th Mar 2015.

Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

Wei Wang, CRIEnglish, 27th Mar 2015.

Stolen 16th century tapestry returned to Huesca


Spanish News Today, 26th Mar 2015.

The Parthenon Sculptures in the British Museum: UNESCO mediation proposal

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Richard Lambert, The British Museum, 26th Mar 2015.

Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police


Anna Summers Cocks, The Art Newspaper, 25th Mar 2015.

Egypt recovers smuggled artifacts from Germany


The Cairo Post, 24th Mar 2015.

ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada

(India; Canada)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 24th Mar 2015.

Motunui panels returned to Taranaki

(New Zealand)

Helen Harvey,, 20th Mar 2015.

Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania


Andrew Curry, National Geographic, 20th Mar 2015.

Mongkut, reinterpreted

(Thailand; France)

Kong Rithdee, Bangkok Post, 18th Mar 2015.

Hunt for missing Pompeii artwork includes stop in Boise

(United States of America; Italy)

Katy Moeller, Idaho Statesman, 18th Mar 2015.

Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina


17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin

Patricia González, El Norte de Castilla, 17th Mar 2015.

Hot Diggity! Tony Matelli Dog Sculpture Stolen, Recovered in New York

(United States of America)

Hannah Ghorashi, ArtNews, 16th Mar 2015.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 6th Mar 2015.

Australia Returns Precious Qing Dynasty Statue to China

(Australia; China)

Amanda Wu, Women of China, 6th Mar 2015.

Bronze Sculpture Recovered After 32 Years to Display at ADAA's Art Show

(United States of America)

Alanna Martinez, Observer, 2nd Mar 2015.

The juice bottle that brought down an art thief

(United States of America)

Dan Lewis, BoingBoing, 6th Feb 2015.

Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert


Kate Baklitskaya, The Siberian Times, 2nd Feb 2015.

Letters of Woe and Curses Returned with Stolen Pieces of the Petrified Forest

(United States of America)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 2nd Feb 2015.

State rejects most restitution claims

(Czech Republic)

Czech News Agency, Prague Post, 7th Jan 2015.

Elgin marbles are not political pawns

(United Kingdom; Greece; Russia)

Tifanny Jenkins, The Scotsman, 6th Dec 2014.

Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 5th Dec 2014.

Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 5th Dec 2014.

Museums bring objects closer to home

(United States of America)

Theresa Bakker, SIT News, 4th Dec 2014.

Hawaiian Palace Launches Worldwide Search for Lost Artifacts

(United States of America)

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC, 4th Dec 2014.

Nazi Looted Pissarro Discovered in Gurlitt Trove Gifted to Bern


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 4th Dec 2014.

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, The Independent, 2nd Dec 2014.

Stolen dinosaur skull can be returned to Mongolia: U.S. court

(Mongolia; United States of America)

Laila Kearney, Reuters, 2nd Dec 2014.

France Returns 250 Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Egypt

(Egypt; France)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 1st Dec 2014.

Ancient Maori heads returning from US

(New Zealand; United States of America)

NZN, NZCity, 1st Dec 2014.

Iraq preps exhibition of its looted modern art


Afrah Shawqi, Albawaba, 30th Nov 2014.

2 ancient Islamic lanterns surface in London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Rany Mostafa, The Cairo Post, 25th Nov 2014.

The art world's shame: why Britain must give its colonial booty back

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 4th Nov 2014.

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects


Laurent Carpentier, The Guardian, 3rd Nov 2014.

Stolen Almora idol back home after 50 years

(India; United States of America)

Raju Gusain, India Today, 12th Oct 2014.

ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum


Vineet Upadhyay, The Times of India, 9th Oct 2014.

Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned


Arutz Sheva, 6th Oct 2014.

Philippines hunts for Marcos' plundered art


Jason Gutierrez, Al Jazeera, 6th Oct 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

(United States of America)

U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI, 5th Sep 2014.

Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 3rd Sep 2014.

FBI Returns Ancient Sculptures to Turkey


FBI, 6th Aug 2014.

Ancient Coins Returned to Greece, Ending U.S. Ordeal

(United States of America)

James C. McKinley Jr., The New York Times, 4th Aug 2014.

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, El Comercio, 16th Jul 2014.

Nigeria: Reps Urge UK to Repatriate Stolen Artefacts

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Rotimi Akinwumi, All Africa, 11th Jul 2014.

Nigeria: House Congratulates Oba of Benin, Others Over Return of Stolen Artefacts

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Muhammad Bello, All Africa, 11th Jul 2014.

Dinosaur skeletons, egg returned to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 10th Jul 2014.

Islamic, pharaonic items returned to Egypt from Denmark and France

(Egypt; Denmark; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 10th Jul 2014.

Germany Returns Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 8th Jul 2014.

Egypt receives eight smuggled artifacts from Denmark

(Egypt; Denmark)

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 8th Jul 2014.

Matisse painting stolen from museum in Venezuela returns 10 years later


The Guardian, 7th Jul 2014.

Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items


William Vallely, The Courier, 7th Jul 2014.

Venezuela welcomes 'lost Matisse' back home


Buenos Aires Herald, 6th Jul 2014.

'Indiana Jane' and the Looted Temples of Koh Ker


Luke Hunt, The Diplomat, 6th Jun 2014.

German Museum Returns Two Greek Antiquities

(Greece; Germany)

Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 6th Jun 2014.

Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago


Tanya Nolan, ABC Australia, 6th Jun 2014.

Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 5th Jun 2014.

Nigeria: Benin Monarch, NCMM Disagree Over Reception for Returning Antiquities

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Simon Ebegbulem, All Africa, 5th Jun 2014.

Sweden Returns Ancient Andean Textiles to Peru

(Peru; Sweden)

Ralph Blumenthal, The New York Times, 5th Jun 2014.

Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US

(Cambodia; United States of America)

AFP, ABC Australia, 4th Jun 2014.

Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 4th Jun 2014.

German couple will return Egyptian artefact after learning it was stolen

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 4th Jun 2014.

Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony


Khoun Theara, Voice of America, 3rd Jun 2014.

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 10th May 2014.

Italian high court asked to order return of ancient statue

(United States of America; Italy)

Gazzetta del Sud, 7th May 2014.

The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem, Los Angeles Times, 7th May 2014.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia


David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 7th May 2014.

Euphronios' Kylix comes home after 40 years

(United States of America; Italy)

ANSA, 6th May 2014.

London's Victoria and Albert Museum willing to lend Eros head to Istanbul

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Hurriyet Daily News, 5th May 2014.

28,000 Ancient Books Returned to China

(China; Japan)

CCTV, 5th May 2014.

Egypt's airports to exhibit ancient artefacts


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 4th May 2014.

Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

(Egypt; Belgium)

Stephen Kalin, Reuters, 23rd Apr 2014.

Vision of Home: Repatriated Works Back in Their Countries of Origin


Rachel Donadio, The New York Times, 17th Apr 2014.

Russian ministries set to return Scythian gold collection back to Crimean museums

(Russia; Ukraine)

Voice of Russia, 12th Apr 2014.

Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria


Garry Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 11th Apr 2014.

Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku

(Australia; India)

DNA, 11th Apr 2014.

Use Diplomacy To Retrieve Stolen Artefacts - Adediran


Chika Okeke, Leadership, 11th Apr 2014.

Vancouver Island First Nation recovers historic blanket that turned up at Paris auction 100 years after it disappeared

(Canada; France)

Tristin Hopper, National Post, 10th Apr 2014.

'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles


Scoopit, 10th Apr 2014.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7th Apr 2014.

Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery


David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 7th Apr 2014.

Egyptian ministries working to get back stolen cartonnage


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 6th Apr 2014.

Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art


eKantipur, 4th Apr 2014.

Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia's Heritage Sites


Afef Abrougui, Tunisia Alive, 4th Apr 2014.

FBI working with artifact collector to return items

(United States of America)

Andy Proffet, The Shelbyville News, 3rd Apr 2014.

Tunisia plans to return stolen Mask of Gorgon to Algeria

(Tunisia; Algeria)

Middle East Online, 3rd Apr 2014.

Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings recovered in Italy


France 24, AFP, 2nd Apr 2014.

Stolen Gauguin painting 'hung on factory worker's wall'


BBC News, 2nd Apr 2014.

Stolen paintings hung on Italian factory worker's wall for almost 40 years

(Italy; United Kingdom)

Lizzy Davies, The Guardian, 2nd Apr 2014.

National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Canberra Times, 2nd Apr 2014.

Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris

(Nepal; France)

eKantipur, 2nd Apr 2014.

Sevso Just Beginning for Hungary's Central Bank Art Purchase Program


Marion Maneker, Art Market Monitor, 31st Mar 2014.

A Tiny Renoir, Stolen In The '50s, Finally Comes Home To Baltimore Museum

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Blair, WWNO, 28th Mar 2014.

Stolen Czech Ark Cover Returned to Prague Musuem

(Czech Republic)

JTA, The Jewish Daily Forward, 28th Mar 2014.

Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

APA, 27th Mar 2014.

Crimean museums fear loss of ancient treasures

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP, Global Times, 27th Mar 2014.

Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen, Business Insider, 27th Mar 2014.

India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 27th Mar 2014.

Ancient Roman Seuso-treasure repatriated to Hungary

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Prime Minister's Office, Hungarian Government, 26th Mar 2014.

Hungary buys back Roman"family silver" for $20 million

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Marton Dunai, Reuters, 26th Mar 2014.

NGA removes Dancing Shiva from display

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26th Mar 2014.

China's Purchase Of Chinese Looted Artifacts: An Example For Other States?


Kwame Opoku, Eurasia Review, 24th Mar 2014.

NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Mar 2014.

Private buyers from Hunan recover ancient bronze vessel, the Min Fanglei


Xo Donghuan, South China Morning Post, 22nd Mar 2014.

Van Gogh Painting Stolen In Russian Revolution Won't Go Back To Original Owners

(United States of America)

Patrick Frye, Inquisitr, 21st Mar 2014.

Egypt's Heritage Plundered Anew

(Egypt; United States of America)

The New York Times, 20th Mar 2014.

Perú ha repatriado más de 8,000 bienes culturales en últimos 7 años


Peru has had more than 8000 cultural works repatriated in the past 7 years

Andina, 20th Mar 2014.

US museum ready to return stolen Ganesha

(United States of America; India)

M. Kalyanaraman, The Times of India, 18th Mar 2014.

The New Stolen-Art Tracker Opens Its Doors

(United Kingdom)

Judith A. Dobrzynski, Real Clear Arts, 18th Mar 2014.

In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 16th Mar 2014.

Alcalde de Isla de Pascua pide devolver moái que está en museo de Viña


Mayor of Easter Island begins campaign for the return of moai statues

Pura Noticia, 14th Mar 2014.

US returns Tang Dynasty stone coffin to China

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan, ECNS, 7th Mar 2014.

Last stolen cultural objects returned to Italy

(Switzerland; Italy)

Swiss Info, 6th Mar 2014.

National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art

(Australia; India)

Anna Maria Nicholson, ABC Australia, 5th Mar 2014.

Historical shackles nearly sold off at auction

(New Zealand)

Wepiha Te Kanawa, Maori Television, 5th Mar 2014.

US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India

(India; United States of America)

IANS, The New Indian Express, 15th Jan 2014.

Back where they belong

(Nepal; Germany)

Bhrikuti Rai, Nepali Times, 20th Dec 2013.

La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas


The Virgin of Copacabana dons her new crown and jewels

La Razón, 6th Jul 2013.

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 3rd May 2013.

The Great Giveback

(United States of America)

Hugh Eakin, The New York Times, 26th Jan 2013.

Bolivia devuelve a Perú momia prehispánica

(Bolivia; Peru)

El Nuevo Herald, 6th Nov 2012.

Seeking Return of Art, Turkey Jolts Museums

(Turkey; United States of America)

Dan Bilefsky, The New York Times, 30th Sep 2012.

Return of lost Matisse revives questioning of Caracas museum


Virginia Lopez, The Guardian, 17th Aug 2012.

Stolen paintings recovered in Rome 40 years after art heist


Tom Kington, The Guardian, 9th Mar 2012.

Scottish police recover paintings stolen in 1990s

(United Kingdom)

Emine Sinmaz, The Guardian, 20th Jan 2011.

Vincent van Gogh painting recovered after being stolen from Cairo museum


Associated Press, The Guardian, 21st Aug 2010.

Italy Presses Its Fight for a Statue at the Getty

(Italy; United States of America)

Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 15th Jan 2010.

Cleveland Museum of Art strikes deal with Italy to return 14 ancient artworks

(Italy; United States of America)

Steven Litt,, 19th Nov 2008.

Stolen Picasso recovered undamaged in Brazil


Tom Phillips, The Guardian, 10th Jan 2008.

Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues

(Nepal; Tibet)

Reuters, Hindustan Times, 18th Jun 2007.

It's art squad v tomb raiders as Greece reclaims its pillaged past


Helena Smith, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2006.

Greece demands return of stolen heritage

(Greece; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 11th Jul 2006.

Stolen Jaina image recovered


The Hindu, 13th Oct 2004.

Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Polly Curtis, The Guardian, 11th May 2004.

New shots in Marbles battle

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 15th Jan 2004.

Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 7th Oct 2003.

Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom; Italy)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 13th Dec 2002.

Museum sinks hope of marbles deal

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 13th Nov 2002.

Greeks offer deal to get marbles back

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 11th Nov 2002.

Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 13th Jan 2002.

Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2001.

Greek weapon in fight for marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 22nd Jun 2001.

The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished


Martin Spice, South China Morning Post, 3rd Sep 2000.

Return of the gods


Sujata Tuladhar, Nepali Times, 16th Aug 2000.

Gods in exile

(Nepal; Germany; United States of America)

Kanak Mani Dixit, Himal, 1st Oct 1999.

The Past in Peril: Buying, Selling, Stealing History

(United States of America; Turkey; Italy)

Mike Toner, Atlanta Journal Constitution, 19th Sep 1999.

Turkey wins back ancient coins from American millionaire

(Turkey; Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press, 4th Mar 1999.

Turkish jubilation over recovery of ancient sarcophagus; Smuggled treasure is coming home

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hugh Pope, The Independent, 27th Apr 1994.

Talking Turkey; Who owns the treasures of antiquity?

(Turkey; United States of America)

Geraldine Norman, The Independent, 13th Jun 1993.

Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud

(Australia; Peru)

Helen Thew, AAP, 24th Oct 1989.

'Hot' Relic Goes Back

(Australia; Peru)

QNP, 24th Oct 1989.

Please don't touch the tapestry. It's Hot.

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23rd Sep 1988.