Tag Archives: artefacts

Magna Carta at 800

Posted on: February 9, 2015 by Alexander Herman

At the Institute of Art and Law, we often speak of ‘law as artefact’. This is a twist on the usual law of artefacts, which has been the centrepiece of the Institute’s courses and publications for over twenty years. Professor Norman Palmer, in his Institute lectures, often makes reference to the Cyrus Cylinder at the British Museum or […]

Stolen Religious Artefacts Repatriated

Posted on: November 29, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Cypriot antiquities department has announced the return of approximately 170 religious artefacts stolen from churches in the north of the island following the Turkish invasion – said to be the largest number of cultural objects ever repatriated. The antiquities, which  consist of icons, mosaics and fragments of wall paintings, were found in the possession of Turkish […]