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Welcome to Culture Crime News, a growing database of antiquities and art crime articles from the popular press.

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Recent entries

El patrimonio histórico de varios siglos en España, bajo la amenaza de los cazatesoros

(Spain)

Centuries of historical heritage in Spain under threat from treasurehunters

Silvia Pisani (2019). El patrimonio histórico de varios siglos en España, bajo la amenaza de los cazatesoros. La Nación. 22 September.

13 charged with illicit trafficking of cultural heritage artifacts in Macedonia

(Macedonia)

Xinhua (2018). 13 charged with illicit trafficking of cultural heritage artifacts in Macedonia. Xinhua. 7 October.

Project aims to build database of Jordan's archaeological objects

(Jordan)

Saeb Rawashdeh (2018). Project aims to build database of Jordan's archaeological objects. The Jordan Times. 7 October.

Monuments Men Foundation Collection Finds a New Home at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

(United States of America)

PR News Wire (2018). Monuments Men Foundation Collection Finds a New Home at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. PR News Wire. 7 October.

Apartheid-era tastes still influence auction prices for South African art

(South Africa)

Rory Bester (2018). Apartheid-era tastes still influence auction prices for South African art. Quartz. 7 October.