antiquities and looting

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Antiquities, unless of intrinsically valued materials (such as gold or silver), were not considered valuable until the Renaissance, when ‘ancient marbles’—sculptures from Greek and Roman times—became prized collectibles. ‘Finders, keepers’ ...

Subjects: Law.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.