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The Scale of the Dirty Art Problem

Well-overdue Yemen red list now out ICOM has published 17 Red Lists since 2000, seven of them being classified as "Emergency" due to movable heritage suddenly placed at risk due to a natural disaster or armed conflict. A new #ICOMRedList of Southeast Europe is in preparation..
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