Renting property now cheaper than buying in half of UK cities. Meanwhile, cultural property watchers will bear in mind that winter’s day in 2008 when federal agents in California raided the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Bowers Museum, the Pacific Asia Museum, and the Mingei Museum, armed with search warrants to seize in place” historical objects.
Due diligence is the time period used to explain the background investigation that cultural institutions needs to be employing to find an artifact’s origin and its gathering historical past, particularly the details of its excavation, ownership, possession, transportation, conservation, sale, and so forth.
If the artifact is a particularly designated archaeological or ethnological object barred from import by U.S. customs restrictions erected beneath the Conference on Cultural Property Act, a museum that acquires the object might should relinquish it to federal authorities for repatriation to the country of origin.
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