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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Antiquities Task Force"

Seasoned Law Enforcement Receive Advanced Training to Protect Cultural Heritage

Cultural property, art, and antiquities are vulnerable to looting, theft, and trafficking by criminal and terrorist groups around the world.

Virtual Workshop Trains U.S. Law Enforcement to Detect Trafficking in Fakes and Forgeries

Trafficking in stolen, looted, or forged art, antiquities, and other cultural objects benefits criminal organizations and terrorist groups, erodes the legal art market, and harms our relationships with foreign partners and allies.

Training Panamanian Customs to Prevent Cultural Property Smuggling

Trafficking stolen, looted, or forged art, antiquities, and other cultural objects benefits criminal organizations and terrorist groups, erodes the legal art market, and harms our relationships with foreign partners and allies.

Virtual Workshop Trains U.S. Law Enforcement to Combat Trafficking in Manuscripts

Over 100 participants included reps from across the federal government, U.S. universities, and private sector.

U.S. returns 523 artifacts to Mexico

The U.S. government has returned to the Mexican government 523 pre-Hispanic era archaeological pieces a Texas man smuggled into the U.S. and tried to sell.

Digital Documentation and Storytelling Build Greater Appreciation for Jordan’s Cultural Heritage

An inventory and storage upgrade project supported by the State Department at the Madaba Regional Archaeological Museum was put on hold in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Workshop Trains U.S. Law Enforcement to Combat Trafficking in Ancient Coins

Nearly 100 participants included reps from universities, museums, and coin associations.

“Museums in a Suitcase” Foster Understanding and Counter Violent Extremism in Libya  

Due to the ongoing conflict, museums across Libya remain closed to protect their collections from looting and other damage.  As a result, many communities in Libya have lost a vital link to their country’s rich past that museums and public programming create.

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