Looting Matters started in 2007. It aims to comment on the ethics of collecting archaeological material and cultural property. Looting Matters presents 'research in progress' on the topic of the material and intellectual consequences of collecting antiquities. The main geographical areas covered are Italy, Greece, Turkey and Egypt as well as other countries round the Mediterranean. Looting Matters also discusses the acquisition of archaeological material by museums and private collectors.
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Additional collecting histories for an Attic krater
It appears that further information can be added to the Athenian black-figured column-krater due to be auctioned at Christie's on June 6, 2013 ( lot 546 ). The catalogue entry tells us: Art Market, Freiburg, 1988. with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1...5 days ago
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