Cultural Heritage in Danger - Illicit Excavations and Illegal Trade

On 11 and 12 December 2014, international experts from the spheres of politics, the field and research met in the Weltsaal at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin to draw attention to the threats posed to cultural property worldwide by illicit excavations, looting of cultural heritage sites and trade in stolen and illegally exported cultural objects. During the event, around 300 participants discussed which national and international measures could protect cultural property more effectively in the future.

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Preserving Archaeological Heritage for Posterity

Learn more about the restoration and reconstruction projects of the DAI in this booklet (Berlin 2011) 

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