The U.S. and Greece Agree to Ban Imports of Most Antiquities, Despite Concerns Raised by Debt Crisis

27 Jul 2011 12:43 PM | Anonymous

The U.S. and Greece Agree to Ban Imports of Most Antiquities, Despite Concerns Raised by Debt Crisis
 
By Shane Ferro
Published: July 27, 2011
 
 
Collectors in the market for Greek antiquities may soon find them harder to come by on this side of the Atlantic.

Standing at the Parthenon Museum in Athens, Greece last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed an agreement with the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Stavros Lambrinidis to restrict imports of ancient Greek artifacts to the United States

http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/38181/the-us-and-greece-agree-to-ban-imports-of-most-antiquities-despite-concerns-raised-by-debt-crisis/

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