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  • Search for the World's Most Wanted Art
    Includes information about major art theft cases, links to databases, organizations, museums, and more.
    www.saztv.com/index.html
  • Looting Question Bibliography, The
    Web and literary resources on the archaeological politics of private collecting, commercial treasure hunting, looting, and "professional" archaeology.
    wings.buffalo.edu/anthropology/Documents/lootbib.html
  • Museum Security Network: Cultural Property Incidents
    Offers news and information on art theft, looting, fires, forgeries, and more. Contributions welcome.
    www.museum-security.org/artcrime.html
  • Your Brush With the Law
    Site looks at some of the most famous art crimes of all time, and promotes awareness of the underworld activity in the arena of art. Also features an introduction on forensic art.
    www.yourbrushwiththelaw.com
  • Illicit Antiquities Research Centre (IARC)
    Monitoring and reporting on the detrimental effects of the international trade in stolen and illegally exported antiquities.
    www.mcdonald.cam.ac.uk/IARC/home.htm
  • Site Q Sculptures@
    Learn about the Site Q Sculptures, the looted Mayan artifacts believed to have originated from a lost city named Site Q. Websites feature historical information, possible sources, and inventory of the monuments looted from the elusive Maya site which is speculated to be La Corona, an ancient Maya city in Peten, Guatemala.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Archaeology/Site_Q_Sculptures
  • Holy Door of the Monastery of St. Athanasios
    Originally built in the 11th century A.D., and stolen during a Turkish military invasion to Cyprus in 1974. It has been found in the permanent exhibition of the Kanazawa College of Arts in Japan.
    www.hr-action.org/action/kanazawa.html
  • Stolen Stones
    Archaeology magazine article concerning the modern sack of Nineveh, home of the Sennacherib Palace, located in northern Iraq.
    www.archaeology.org/online/features/nineveh/index.html
  • Price Of Age, The
    Andrew Cranwell's investigation into the illicit trade of antiquities.
    www.museum-security.org/cranwell
  • From Cyprus to Munich
    Turkish looters stripped icons and several dozen major frescoes and mosaics from Northern Cyprus.
    www.archaeology.org/online/features/cyprus/index.html
  • Geneva Seizure
    Swiss police seized a large number of artifacts allegedly smuggled from Italy.
    www.archaeology.org/online/features/geneva/index.html
  • Phiale of Achyris
    Photographs and detailed description of the $1.2 million gold offering bowl from Sicily.
    www.archaeology.org/online/features/phiale/index.html
 




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