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STOLEN ALERT IN BRUSSELS

Gallery Drees in Brussels has reported the theft of this collection of Egyptian gold pieces from the gallery between December and January. Please report any sightings or other relevant information to the...

Theft of Viking Treasure Devastates Norwegian Museum

The Committee For Cultural Policy has highlighted the devastating theft of Viking material from the University Museum of Bergen. The burglary took place on the weekend of August 11-13 when the thieves climbed scaffolding to a seventh-floor window, broke in and stole...

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Fake news and ISIS funding – the latest

ADA adviser Ivan Macquisten's article on this subject has finally been published by Homeland Security Today, more than five months after it was commissioned and submitted. This commentary arose from his critique of Homeland Security's Cash to Chaos report, an...

Collecting ancient art, an old tradition under attack

Misinformation, propaganda and a reliance on prejudice rather than a dispassionate assessment of the facts continue to blight the debate over looted antiquities. Those wishing to fight the criminals would do better to work with the legitimate trade, which is keener...