February 9, 2009
James Cuno may have other views as well as those on Encyclopaedic Museums – however, his views on that one subject seems to be his favourite topic at the moment, despite being widely discredited.
James Cuno on “Where do the great treasures of ancient art belong?”
by James Cuno
Jan 27 2009
Two questions dominate our consideration of the fate of the world’s ancient heritage. The more vexing and urgent one — how can we prevent the looting of archaeological sites and the illicit trade in antiquities -– is not the topic of this article. The second one is.
“Where do the great treasures of ancient art belong? In Western museums or in countries where the civilizations that created them once flourished?”
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