Le blog de Jean-David Desforges
Ici sont proposés articles de presse, informations, prises de position et réflexions contre le pillage du patrimoine archéologique, sa toxicité pour la recherche et la connaissance du patrimoine par tous.
Rédigé par Jean-David Desforges
#Prise de position
Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues
In a festive moment last night, Donna Yates of the Glasgow Trafficking Culture project linked to a Telegraph text on another Treasure find and bemoaned the fact that the journalist "fails to get the
Merlino was picked up on a drug charge in 1992, and through an intermediary, he offered to return the paintings for a reduced prison sentence. He told prosecutors that the masterpieces were "very ...
The use of the term "provenance" when applied to archaeological material has been related to previous ownership. The collecting histories of over 120 items returned to Italy from North American ...
Museum Security Network
The Museum Security Network has been on-line since December 1996. It was founded by Ton Cremers, former head of security at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, recipient of the 2001 Robert B. Burke Award for ...
Anonymous Swiss Collector
The Punching Bag
points out that the e-catalogue for Christie's upcoming London antiquities sale includes a number of items lacking in the pre-1970s provenance that museums belong to the AAMD should require for any
illicit antiquities trading in economic crisis, organised crime and political violence
It Surfaced Down Under!
So, to those who follow my exploits, please "watch this space" as things continue to develop into the summer. Publications will be submitted, released and shared, cool guest lectures will be ...
Saving Antiquities for Everyone
The online resource about the vulnerability of cultural heritage to looting and the illicit antiquities trade
UPDATE 5/6/14: The Norton Simon Museum and Christie's auction house have agreed to return two additional sculptures looted from the Praset Chen temple at Koh Ker, Cambodia, the New York Times ...
Robert M Chapple, Archaeologist
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Trafficking Culture aims to produce an evidence-based picture of the contemporary global trade in looted cultural objects. This research programme is based at the University of Glasgow and is funded
Poetry In Stone
India's watershed elections are done and there has been a sweep for what is considered to be the right wing Hindutva "faction". While the Economy might be the first item on the new government's list
Les découvertes archéologiques
Suivi des découvertes archéologiques en cours et des événements dans le monde de l'archéologie.
Moyen-âge en Berry
Rédigé et illustré par un chercheur en histoire médiévale, ce blog a pour ambition de mieux faire connaître l'histoire et le patrimoine médiéval du Berry, dans le centre de la France. Moyen...
his website is intended for people fighting treasure hunters allover the world. It is the website I whish I had when I was fighting the treasure hunting legislation passed in Portugal in 1993 and ...
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