Saturday, December 13, 2014
More Debunking of the $36 million figure
Artnet news, citing German sources, has also debunked the claim that $36 million in antiquities were looted from one area in Syria. Why is this so important? - because the figure has been used to justify proposed changes in the law in both Germany and the United States that will impose the "devil's proof" on collectors of common artifacts which have been legally held for generations.