Antiquities Coalition To Sponsor Everyday Hero Award

The Antiquities Coalition is honored to sponsor Colonel Matt Bogdanos' everyday hero award at the upcoming Global Hope Summit for his work exposing the link between antiquities trafficking and terrorist financing. WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2017 -- As part of the Antiquities Coalition's continued fight against cultural racketeering, we are proud [...]

September 19th, 2017|

Local Heroes Use Fresh Approach Against Extremist Barbarity

We are pleased to share this op-ed by Ambassador Wendy Chamberlin, President of the Middle East Institute and #CultureUnderThreat Task Force Chair. The Antiquities Coalition and the Middle East Institute work together in the fight to protect our shared heritage. Together, we take action to halt antiquities looting and trafficking [...]

September 15th, 2017|

The AC Digs Into: DLME

An Interview with Peter Herdrich The Antiquities Coalition is a founding partner of the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). Working with the Washington, DC-based Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), we are creating a federated resource of digitized cultural heritage materials from museums, libraries, archives, and [...]

September 3rd, 2017|

The AC Digs Into: The Painted Queen

The Painted Queen brings Amelia Peabody, Egyptologist and amateur detective, and her loving husband, world famous archaeologist, Dr. Radcliff Emerson, back for one last adventure: the discovery of the bust of Queen Nefertiti. The author, Egyptologist Dr. Barbara Mertz, under the penname Elizabeth Peters, consistently wove fascinating, detailed, and often [...]

August 24th, 2017|

Qatar National Library Joins International Network of Partners Contributing to Digital Library of the Middle East, an Antiquities Coalition Initiative

Contact: dlmepress@clir.org Washington, DC, August 22, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Qatar National Library (QNL) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation to develop, enhance, and make available digitized cultural heritage content through the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). The DLME is a [...]

August 22nd, 2017|
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