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Los Angeles Times Reporters Delve into the Opaque World of Antiquities’...

NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- One bit of information museums don't often include on placards explaining the origins of ancient artifacts is how they were obtained. But in a new book, "Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest...

E. Gilliéron & Son’s Reproductions of Art from Greek Bronze Age...

NEW YORK, NY.- Astonishing archaeological discoveries made during the extraordinarily successful excavations of Heinrich Schliemann at the ancient Greek site of Mycenae in 1876 and of Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos on Crete, beginning in 1900, stirred pop...

Egypt Court Jails Officials Over Van Gogh’s "Vase with Viscaria" Stolen...

CAIRO (REUTERS).- An Egyptian court on Thursday jailed five officials, including a former head of the state's fine arts department, over the theft of a Van Gogh painting worth an estimated $55 million, state media said. "Vase with Viscaria" was stole...

Egypt to Form Special Force to Protect Antiquities

CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's minister of antiquities says a special police force will be set up to protect archaeological sites and museums around the country, following a wave of vandalism and looting. Zahi Hawass told reporters Tuesday that authorities have ...

Jordan Creates World’s Largest Online Antiquities Database at Cost of $1...

AMMAN (AP).- Jordan on Tuesday launched the world's largest online antiquities database, which details every archaeological site in the country and aims to help preserve its treasures. Its creators said the Web platform could be a model for Iraq, wher...

Handle with White Gloves: The Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue Brings...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields announced an extraordinary result for its auction of the Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue on April 4-5, 2011 in Los Angeles. The remarkable two-day single owner sale brought more than $4-million and featured nea...

Antiquities, Arms and Armour, Arts and Crafts at Hermann Historica’s 61st...

MUNICH.- Between 28 April and 12 May 2011, Hermann Historica will hold its 61st auction on its extended premises in Linprunstraße. Approximately 7,700 lots will be offered for bidding in the upcoming spring auction – among them antiquities, arms ...

Antiquities, Arms and Armour, Arts and Crafts at Hermann Historica’s 61st...

MUNICH.- Between 28 April and 12 May 2011, Hermann Historica will hold its 61st auction on its extended premises in Linprunstraße. Approximately 7,700 lots will be offered for bidding in the upcoming spring auction – among them antiquities, arms ...

The Collection Of Sir Daniel Donohue for Sale at Bonhams &...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams announces the upcoming sales of the Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue. The extraordinary Collection is that of a true antiquarian, a manner that is rarely seen today. The offering is all encompassing and features more than 1,00...

The Collection Of Sir Daniel Donohue for Sale at Bonhams &...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams announces the upcoming sales of the Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue. The extraordinary Collection is that of a true antiquarian, a manner that is rarely seen today. The offering is all encompassing and features more than 1,00...

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