Thursday, January 24, 2013

Getty Museum Review Targets Its Antiquities Collection

In the wake of a scandal over its acquisition of looted antiquities, the J. Paul Getty Museum is trying to verify the ownership histories of 45,000 antiquities and publish the results in the museum's online collections database.
The study, part of the museum's efforts to be more transparent about the origins of ancient art in its collection, began last summer, said Getty spokesman Ron Hartwig.
Click here to read the complete article from the L.A. Times.

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