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Chinese Artifacts Stolen from Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam Museum

2 years agoArts : ArtsBeat

Precious works of art from China worth millions of dollars were stolen on Friday evening from the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge in England.
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50,000 visit Olympic Festival China show at Fitzwilliam Museum

Arts : Artdaily (2 years ago)

CAMBRIDGE.- Over 50,000 people have visited the landmark exhibition The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, which showcases ancient Chinese artefacts as part of the London Olympi... Read Post

Artifacts worth $3.2 million stolen from Durham University's Oriental Museum

Arts : Artdaily (2 years ago)

LONDON (AP).- Two Chinese artifacts with an estimated combined value of 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) have been stolen from a British museum, authorities said Saturday. Two men and a woman from the West Midlands area have been arr... Read Post

More Jade Thefts

Arts : Coxsoft Art News (2 years ago)

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