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Metropolitan Museum buys Egyptian treasure

Posted on: October 7, 2014 by Alexander Herman

As reported last week, an important collection of Egyptian antiquities, the Harageh Treasure, was withdrawn from auction at Bonhams in London, where it had been consigned by the Archaeological Institute of America St Louis Society, with an estimated sale price of £80,000 to £120,000. It has since been revealed that the Treasure had been bought by the […]

Egyptian treasure withdrawn from auction

Posted on: October 2, 2014 by Alexander Herman

The nearly 4,000 year old Harageh treasure of Egypt was withdrawn today at the last minute from an antiquities auction held at Bonhams in London. The treasure consists of 37 pieces from the Middle Kingdom’s 12th Dynasty (1897-1878 BC) found within the burial tomb of an elite woman from that period. The treasure had been excavated […]

Upcoming Study Forum: Saturday 18 October 2014

Posted on: September 26, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

As previously hinted at, there will be an Institute of Art and Law Study Forum in London on Saturday, October 18 2014, from 10.00 to 5.00. The Study Forum will provide a unique foray into the different areas of law that intersect with art and cultural heritage. The presenters at the event and the titles to their papers […]