Looted Cambodian antiquities case highlights murky role of consultant scholars

30 March 2017: A report from the New York Times on the ongoing investigations of a New York auction house and the role scholars have played in muddying the history of some pieces put up for sale.

Ralph Blumenthal and Tom Mashberg, The New York Times

Source: Antiquities experts linked to case of looted Cambodian relics, National, Phnom Penh Post

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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