Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Bonhams: Anglo-Saxon Stone Update


The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) has been in touch today. It appears that they wrote to Bonhams yesterday (April 27, 2010) and asked that the Anglo-Saxon stone be withdrawn from sale 'and to allow the owner to receive it back without financial penalty'. The Church of England had also asked for the withdrawal of the stone from the sale.

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From The Guardian.


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1 comment:

Mark said...

One wonders how the withdrawals' negative externalities will impact the auction results as well as lead future antiquities owners' decisions to consign their property elsewhere.

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