Dutch Government Looks Within for Looted Art

Dutch Government Looks Within for Looted Art

The Dutch government is reviewing its own state-held art collection to look for works stolen by Nazis that can be returned. The Restitutions Committee, a government-backed program created to organize the return of stolen artwork to its proper heirs in the Netherlands,...
Lod Mosaic Comes Home to Israel

Lod Mosaic Comes Home to Israel

The Lod Mosaic has come home to Israel at last, after a decade-long world tour. In 1996, construction workers in the Israeli town of Lod were widening a street when they discovered tile. The Israel Antiquities Authority was brought in, and the find was carefully...
San Severino Marche Artwork Restored

San Severino Marche Artwork Restored

San Severino Marche, Italy, sees the return of artworks damaged in the 2016 earthquakes. In the fall of 2016, between August and October, three large earthquakes and many smaller ones wrecked central Italy. Over 300 people were killed, and homes, churches, and museums...
Parthenon Marbles: Shared Custody?

Parthenon Marbles: Shared Custody?

The Parthenon Marbles should be given back to Greece but the shared custody suggested by George Osborn would still be progress. The Parthenon Marbles, which once decorated the pediments of the Great Parthenon in Athens, are 21 carved figures in deep relief. They were...
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