Friday, 30 October 2009

Looting Matters: Why Did the Met Purchase an Object to Return It to Egypt?

Looting Matters: Why Did the Met Purchase an Object to Return It to Egypt?: "The Met has announced that it will be returning a granite fragment from a shrine (or naos) to Egypt on Thursday October 29, 2009. The piece bears the name of the 12th Dynasty (Middle Kingdom) pharaoh Amenemhat I (1985-1956 BC)."




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Coins in context

One of the conservators at the British Museum speaks about why it is important to treat coin hoards as part of an archaeological context. ...