Posts Tagged ‘art antiquites’

PostHeaderIcon Hot Heads Over Hot Pots

Ancient Egyptian potsLittle do millennial-old Roman, Greek, Chinese and Egyptian vases, pots, precious jade objects encased in museum vitrines know what trouble they have unleashed in modern times.  For at least the past 25 years, museums, dealers and collectors have found themselves under verbal and legal attack from archeologists and source countries, accused of encouraging looting and illegal trafficking in  ancient treasures. Read the rest of this entry »