Repatriation

Analysis
The Year In Review

The year in museums: big ethics questions dominate the field

Museums are facing greater scrutiny over sponsorship and the artists they choose to display

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Art market

Auction house pulls seven objects from American Indian sale amid protests

Native American official calls planned auction of the items “unconscionable”

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Restitution

German museum returns tattooed Maori skull to New Zealand

The preserved head was held in Cologne's Rautenstrauch Joest Museum of world cultures for 110 years

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Mosaic floor from Caligula’s ship returned to Italy

New York authorities tracked down the object, which was being used as a coffee table by a Manhattan couple, after a photograph appeared in a book on porphyry