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AC Executive Director Quoted in Grid 360

January 20, 2022

Grid News explores a 360 View of the World of Stolen Antiquities using lenses including Law Enforcement, Terrorism, Technology, or Culture to explore the history and impact of antiquities trafficking, as well as the current ongoing global reckoning to repatriate stolen treasure.

“The genie is out of the bottle,” Tess Davis, the executive director of the Antiquities Coalition, a nonprofit that campaigns against the illegal antiquities trade, told Grid. “I think the pressure [to return objects] will only increase. It seems like every month there are new champions that are stepping forward in this area. It is something that has gone out of archaeological conferences or museum boardrooms and is regularly making the front page.”

Read the article here.