ITALY: Trafficking cultural heritage, documentary at RAI

(in Italian), dal sito di ufficiostampa.rai.it The videos are also online available following this link: Ladri di Belezza “LADRI DI BELLEZZA” Mercoledì 6 Giugno prima serata RAI1 ore 21.30 È il quarto mercato illecito del mondo: il traffico d’oggetti d’arte frutto di scavi clandestini e veri e propri furti. “Petrolio” ricostruisce per la prima volta…

London, UK: Sotheby’s sells Roman marble figure from Symes-Michaelides

London. Sotheby’s put on sale in their 3/7/2018 antiquities auction a Roman Marble Figure of an Athlete, circa 1st/2nd Century A.D. (lot 23). It is estimated at £30.000-50,000. According to Sotheby’s, the ‘provenance’ is: John Hewett (1919-1994), London, perhaps acquired from Robin Symes; James Freeman, Kyoto, probably acquired from the above in the early 1970s; acquired from…