A priceless cuneiform tablet owned by Hobby Lobby is one step closer to being returned to its native country this week.
The gift from the widow of Erhard Göpel, a dealer who worked for Hitler and engaged in the plunder of Jewish collections during World War II, raises ethical questions.
As museums increasingly question the practices of the colonial past, human remains that were once prized collectibles are increasingly an anachronistic embarrassment.
Statue of a Victorious Youth, one of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s prized possessions, is facing a new threat after 40 years at the Villa. Earlier this week Italy’s supreme court, the Court of Cassation…