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Etruscan vases, frescoes among looted artifacts US returns to Italy
ROME (AP) – The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, first-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.
Apollo Art Auctions presents expertly vetted ancient and Islamic art, Aug. 28
LONDON – An extraordinary selection of ancient and oriental art, including early Islamic treasures, will be offered by Apollo Art Auctions on Sunday, August 28, starting at 12 noon BST (7 a.m. US Eastern Time). The 417-lot sale, with beautiful and interesting objects to please even the most sophisticated collector, will be conducted live at […]
Italy creates new museum for trafficked ancient artifacts
ROME (AP) – Italy has been so successful in recovering ancient artworks and artifacts that were illegally exported from the country that it has created a museum for them. The Museum of Rescued Art now operates in a cavernous structure that is part of Rome’s ancient Baths of Diocletian. The Octagonal Hall exhibition space was […]
Getty Museum in Los Angeles to return illegally exported art to Italy
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is returning ancient sculptures and other works of art that were illegally exported from Italy, the museum announced August 11.