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Roger Bland

Roger Bland is the head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure at the British Museum. He was seconded to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to advise on the Treasure Act 1996.

Who Owns Antiquities?

Roger Bland, 6 November 2008

James Cuno is currently the director of the Art Institute of Chicago. He used to be the director of the Courtauld Institute of Art in London; before that he was the director of the Harvard University Art Museums. He should be well qualified to write about the role of museums in the antiquities market. His book, essentially, has one argument: that what Cuno characterises as the...

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