UNESCO Director-General expresses concern over Indonesian shipwreck sale

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Director-general of Unesco Irina Bokova issued a press statement expressing concern over the loss to scholars and the public over the wholesale auction of the Cirebon shipwreck, which failed to auction on Wednesday after failing to receive any bids.

UNESCO Director-General concerned by possible dispersion of objects from 10th century sunken ship in Indonesia

UNESCOPRESS, 06 May 2010

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Public Lecture: Two 10th Century Shipwrecks

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The National University of Singapore Museum is hosting a public lecture by Horst H. Liebner on the Cirebon and Karawang Shipwrecks, both found in the Java Sea and dating to the 10th century.

Cargoes for Java: Two 10th Century Shipwrecks
Date: 10 September
Time: 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Venue: National University of Singapore Museum
RSVP: +65 65168817 or museum@nus.edu.sg
More details can be found in this page.