Netscape co-founder Jim Clark paid millions for antiquities bought from alleged trafficker Douglas Latchford, whose secret offshore dealings were exposed in the Pandora Papers.
A Cambodian temple looter, who says more than 100 artifacts he stole are in museums around the world, is working to help reclaim them.
The love story of prince Preah Thong and Naga princess Neang Neak is intrinsic to Cambodian culture, passed on to every child at a young age.
Now properly pieced together, the sculptures of Hindu deity Krishna are on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
A collaboration between the Cleveland Museum of Art and the National Museum of Cambodia revealed that each boy god had been given the other’s limbs during earlier conservation work.
The repatriation of the ancient statues comes weeks after Pandora Papers reporting identified dozens of Khmer antiquities linked to an accused trafficker in the collections of major art institutions.
The repatriation comes weeks after Pandora Papers reporting identified dozens of antiquities linked to an accused trafficker in the collections of major art institutions.
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The pieces had been sold to the Denver Art Museum by a renowned art collector who was later revealed to be a major trafficker in looted goods.
Museums face pressure to explain presence of Cambodian relics linked to disgraced dealer Douglas Latchford
Expert says there is a "long list of returns expected from museums", as Cambodia cites new evidence of war-time looting.
The museum met with federal prosecutors in New York after the investigation detailed links between antiquities it holds and an indicted art dealer.
The country’s culture minister cites new evidence, including the account of a reformed looter, to assert that numerous artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art were stolen from ancient sites.
The Denver Art Museum Is Returning Four Antiquities to Cambodia After the Pandora Papers Exposed Their Illicit Origins
The objects were once owned by the late indicted art dealer Douglas Latchford.
Collector’s daughter has promised to return more than 100 important sculptures acquired by her father
Pandora papers shed new light on dealings of alleged antiquities smuggler Douglas Latchford.
Pandora papers expose how Douglas Latchford shifted ownership of assets including plundered antiquities.
Five lost Cambodian artifacts, handed over by the family of the late antique collector Douglas Latchford, have been returned to Cambodia from Britain, a Cambodian spokesman said on Thursday (Sept 30).
In a nation still trying to process its violent history, a jewellery designer is paying tribute to the dead.
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U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday that they were attempting to return a 10th-century sculpture that they claimed had been stolen from Cambodia in 1997.
In Siem Reap, artists are finding strength in numbers.