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Many other people were also honored yesterday for their roles in securing antiquities important to Saudi Arabia.
Directorate of Museums, Government of Bihar, Patna for documentation including 3-D photography of antiquities housed various museums under the jurisdiction of Govt, of Bihar
The Antiquities Giftshop offers a wide variety of items, from Celtic and medieval rings made of bronze or silver with various designs and to Byzantine gold crosses to a Dutch onion bottle dating from the 17000s and a Chinese Han Dynasty Bird Jar dating from 206 BC - 220 AD.
The debate between those who support a legal antiquities trade, and those who are entirely against it, is too often focused only on ethical considerations: is it acceptable to buy and sell a country's cultural heritage?
The meeting, titled "Culture Under Threat: the Fight to Save the Middle East's Antiquities from Terrorism", was held on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, currently underway in New York.
She added that smuggling antiquities aims to finance extremists, stressing the necessity that EU countries adopt tougher legislations against antiquities smuggling operations.
Participants in the three-day forum, which will be organized in the framework of the cooperation between Taif governorate and Arab Organization for Tourism include specialists from the Ministries of Interior, Tourism, Antiquities, Justice, Information, and Social Affairs in Arab countries, and the Faculties of Tourism and Antiquities and Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage in the Kingdom, in addition to participants from the Chambers of Commerce and industry, the offices of the travel and tourism, and various transport, tourism and antiquities companies.
The draft law, which requires to be endorsed into law by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, says that once discovered, antiquities must be reported to the authorities concerned or the nearest police station within 24 hours.
DAMASCUS: Around 15,000 antiquities locked away in safes around the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib are at risk of being sold on the black market, the head of antiquities and museums Maamoun Abdel-Karim told Reuters Friday.
In mid-July locals reported to the police that thieves had stolen antiquities from historic graves.
Engineer Al-Najjar said in a statement to SUNA that next September will witness increase of the antiquities mission from 28 to 40 missions, including the Qatari mission, which are due to operate at different areas in Nahral-Neil State and the Northern State.
Baghdad (NINA) - Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Baha al-Mayah, discussed with the Ambassador of Poland to Iraq the relations between Iraq and Poland in the fields of tourism and antiquities, and means to develop them in the interest f both countries.
7 ( ANI ): An Egyptian granite sculpture of a sphinx that risked ending up on the antiquities black market, is now destined to be shown in a museum in Rome.
PNN Israeli Army broadcast published that Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Vainshtein, claimed that al-Aqsa mosque and its surrounding is an integral part of Israel's lands, so the Israeli laws must be implemented, especially the two laws issued by the Temple Mount Antiquities Rescue Committee; the Law of Planning and Construction, 1965, and the Antiquities Law of 1978.
Summary: CAIRO - Dreams of making a fast fortune have motivated many Egyptians, who are looking for antiquities and carrying out excavations not only at locations known for Pharaonic precious artefacts, but also to other areas of Cairo.