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Cultural barbarians for the ages: ISIL, Taliban, Chairman Mao

Friday, April 1st, 2016 | Posted by WorldTribune.com Cultural barbarians for the ages: ISIL, Taliban, Chairman Mao Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The modern day barbarians have been routed from the ancient city of Palmyra, but the destruction left in the wake of the nearly year long Islamic State occupation has been near catastrophic. [...]

April 1st, 2016|

Demand still high for ISIL’s stolen antiquities from Palmyra, elsewhere

Demand still high for ISIL's stolen antiquities from Palmyra, elsewhere  Jim Michaels, USA TODAY6:49 a.m. EDT April 1, 2016 Archaeologists said many of the ancient ruins of Palmyra, Syria, can be restored after Syrian forces took back the city from ISIS.Video provided by Newsy Newslook The historical city of Palmyra with the Fakhr-al-Din al-Ma'ani Castle, [...]

April 1st, 2016|

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling By TOM MASHBERGMARCH 17, 2016 Homeland Security Investigations officers removing a piece of art on Wednesday from a gallery on East 67th Street in Manhattan. CreditTina Fineberg for The New York Times In the seven years since its founding, Asia Week New York has grown from a small [...]

March 22nd, 2016|

Impresión 3D de esculturas destruidas por el estado islámico

Impresión 3D de esculturas destruidas por el estado islámico Redacción Jueves, 17 Marzo 2016 Categoría: Impresoras 3D La artista iraní Morehshin Allahyari ha realizado para la organización Rhizome, dentro de su colección 'Download', una copia en 3D de una escultura del Rey Uthal destruida por los terroristas del estado islámico en Oriente Próximo. Para [...]

March 17th, 2016|

Mapping the Destruction of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Mapping the Destruction of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Posted on Mar, 16, 2016 Contributed to WCHV by Danielle Over the last few years the world has been watching helplessly the growth of intentional destruction of heritage sites in the Middle East, and therefore, tracking and finding ways to protect these sites is a critical goal. [...]

March 16th, 2016|

Addressing the illicit trafficking of cultural property at the end of the market chain

Addressing the illicit trafficking of cultural property at the end of the market chain 13.03.2016 - Culture Sector On Wednesday 2 March 2016, the Permanent Missions of Jordan and Italy to the United Nations, together with UNESCO, INTERPOL, and UNODC, organized the First Meeting on Art Markets of Stolen Works of Art as part of [...]

March 13th, 2016|

Escalating the War on Looting

Escalating the War on Looting By CELESTINE BOHLEN MARCH 11, 2016 Artifacts thought to be from the ancient Sumerican city of Lagash, in northern Iraq, seized by the Bulgarian police in 2015. International organizations are stepping up efforts to suppress the market for looted antiquities in hopes of cutting off incentive to supply them. Credit Laura Boushnak for [...]

March 11th, 2016|

To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces

To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces Catherine Chapman — Mar 11 2016 Inspired by the destruction of ancient sites, the #NEWPALMYRA project is digitally rebuilding cultural heritage like The Temple of Bel located in Palmyra, Syria. Render by CEBAS VT. Stretching 20cm high, the exaggerated feminine curves of Halaf terracotta figurines are a symbol of fertility, [...]

March 11th, 2016|

230 lugares históricos y sitios arqueológicos, destruidos por el terrorismo islamista

www.latribunadelpaisvasco.com Domingo, 21 de febrero de 2016 | Leída 64 veces 230 lugares históricos y sitios arqueológicos, destruidos por el terrorismo islamista Noticia clasificada en: Terrorismo islamista Un mapa interactivo elaborado por la oenegé “Antiquities Coalition” indica los 230 lugares históricos trascendentales desde un punto de vista arqueológico que han sido destruidos en Oriente Próximo por el terrorismo islamista, fundamentalmente [...]

February 21st, 2016|

Egypt’s History Is Being Lost to Criminals

Egypt's History Is Being Lost to Criminals By: Tess Davis and Blythe Bowman Posted: 04/30/2014 2:41 pm EDT Updated: 06/30/2014 5:59 am EDT   A 12th century proverb warns, "Man fears time, but time fears the pyramids." That may have been true before the Arab Spring, but today, not even the pyramids are sacred. Egypt's [...]

April 30th, 2014|
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