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Clio Ancient Art Summer 2015 Website Update

July 24, 2015

Hello Clio Customers, Friends and Fans:

We are pleased to offer many additions to Clio’s stock of antiquities and ancient coins. Here is a listing, with web page links – 506 more words


Nepal's Cultural Sites After the Earthquake: Rubin Museum Shares New Photos

In April, an earthquake devastated Nepal, killing more than 8,500 people and destroying some of the country’s most important cultural sites. Now, New York’s… 657 more words

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

The government returned over 400 artifacts to Iraq from a raid by U.S. Special Operations forces last May, according to reports. The goods were recovered during the search of an Islamic State leader’s home in Syria, according to the… 280 more words

ISIS-Looted Art Is Finding Its Way Into the British Antiquities Market

With ISIS aggressively moving into cultural heritage sites in Syria and Iraq, the world has been on high alert. Now, spoils from the ancient sites occupied by militants are creeping into the art and antiquities markets in London, according to a recent report from… 427 more words

ISIL Destroys Palmyrene Statues, Raises Questions About Alleged Antiquities Smuggling

This link to the story on the BBC opens in a new tab or window – http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-33369701

The destruction of these relatively small but quite valuable and easily smuggled Palmyrene sculptures would seem to contradict (unsubstantiated) claims that ISIL is smuggling artifacts. 10 more words


Clio Ancient Art Website Updated

Hello Clio Friends, Fans and Followers:
We’ve added a new selection of ancient oil lamps and related pottery objects to the Clio website, too numerous to list all but here are links to a select few – 172 more words