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New York Times: Yemen Asks U.S. for Help to Curb Smuggling of Looted Ancient Artifacts

New York Times: Yemen Asks U.S. for Help to Curb Smuggling of Looted Ancient Artifacts

New York Times: Yemen Asks U.S. for Help to Curb Smuggling of Looted Ancient Artifacts

New York Times: Yemen Asks U.S. for Help to Curb Smuggling of Looted Ancient Artifacts

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Tom Mashberg

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March 6, 2019

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Yemen’s deputy culture minister, Abdulhadi al-Azazi, remembers standing two years ago amid the rubble of a national museum in his war-torn hometown, Taiz.

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NPR: Yemen's Loss Of Antiquities Is 'Robbing Them Of Their Future'

NPR: Yemen's Loss Of Antiquities Is 'Robbing Them Of Their Future'

NPR: Yemen's Loss Of Antiquities Is 'Robbing Them Of Their Future'

NPR: Yemen's Loss Of Antiquities Is 'Robbing Them Of Their Future'

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NPR

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January 6, 2019

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In Yemen, tens of thousands of children have starved to death in a war led by Saudi Arabia that will soon enter its fourth year. Another 14 million — half the country's population — are at risk of starvation.

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China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

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Basilinna

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May 30, 2017

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The Council on Foreign Relations hosted an event with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Friday, May 5, 2017 to celebrate the historic exhibit, the Age of Empires: How the Qin and Han Dynasties are Shaping China’s Contemporary Identity.

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China’s art market Is booming – but not for foreigners

China’s art market Is booming – but not for foreigners

China’s art market Is booming – but not for foreigners

China’s art market Is booming – but not for foreigners

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Deborah Lehr

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February 24, 2017

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In late 2010, an anonymous Chinese buyer snapped up a plundered 18th century Chinese imperial porcelain vase valued at $1.3 million for a stunning $86 million. A year later, a Chinese bidder purchased another vase from the Middle Kingdom for $18 million – more than 20,000 times the suggested price of $800.

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