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Leading Tibetan Art Collector Gets 15 Years in Jail

BEIJING (REUTERS).- A Chinese court in the far western region of Xinjiang has sentenced a leading Tibetan collector of antiquities and environmentalist to 15 years in jail for robbing graves, his lawyer said on Friday. Karma Samdup was sentenced on Thu...

The Wellcome Collection ~ A $60 Mil Jigsaw Puzzle Museum

LONDON — The classical facade of the Wellcome Collection here makes it seem as if this museum, which opened last June, were going to treat medical history the way the nearby British Museum treats Greek and Near Eastern civilizations, with an orde...

Initial Stages of New Egypt Museum Completed

CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's massive new museum for its famous antiquities now has a power plant, a fire station and its own conservation center, and over the next two years it will become home to some 100,000 artifacts, officials said Monday. A partial openin...

Sotheby’s New York Sale of Antiquities Exceeds $17 Million

NEW YORK, NY.- In a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s on Saturday June 12th, a Marble Torso of an Emperor (probably Augustus, Tiberius or Claudius), Roman Imperial, Julio Claudian, 1st Half of the 1st Century A.D., surpassed all expecta...

Roman Imperial Marble Torso of an Emperor Sells for $7.4 million...

NEW YORK, NY.- In a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s this afternoon, a Marble Torso of an Emperor (probably Augustus, Tiberius or Claudius), Roman Imperial, Julio Claudian, 1st Half of the 1st Century A.D., surpassed all expectations, selling for a r...

The Smithsonian and Synchrotron Soleil Join to Analyze Antiquities, Cultural Heritage...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian Institution and Synchrotron Soleil of France announced a new partnership between the organizations to use the power of the third-generation synchrotron to study and preserve priceless collections at the Smithsonian. Thi...

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