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14 Jun 2018

The Getty Will Fight to Keep the Victorious Youth in Los Angeles

The US museum will appeal an Italian court's ruling that the Greek bronze belongs in Italy.

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14 Jun 2018

Sotheby’s takes Greece to court in antiquities test case

Sotheby’s is taking Greece’s ministry of culture to court over the ownership of an ancient Greek bronze horse, in a highly unusual legal attempt by the auction house “to clarify the rights of legitimate owners” amid a surge in claims by countries of origin.

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14 Jun 2018

German museums pushed to review colonial-era artifacts ‘blind spot’

Germany's new 130-page code of conduct should help museums determine whether colonial-era artifacts were taken unlawfully. But then what?

Article by the "Handelsblatt"

14 Jun 2018

The US Cultural Property Advisory Committee’s next meeting

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 31-August 2, 2018, to review Algeria’s request for U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material. The Committee will also consider the proposals to extend the U.S.-Bulgaria cultural property agreement and the U.S.-Honduras cultural property agreement.

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14 Jun 2018

The Victorious Athlete - an ongoing story

An Italian judge ruled on June 1st  that a fourth-century BC Greek statue known as Lysippus after its creator or the Victorious Athlete must be seized wherever in the world it is, rejecting a Malibu Getty Museum appeal. The statue, fished out of the sea off Pesaro in 1964, was bought by the Californian museum for around four million dollars in 1977 from German art dealer Herman Heinz Herzer. Friday's was the third verdict of the same kind by the Pesaro judiciary.
 
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