Howe Library discussion: "The Medici Conspiracy"

Thursday May 31, 2007, 7:00PM
Howe Library 130 South Street
Hanover, New Hampshire

Rick St. Hilaire, former Grafton County Attorney and Katherine Hart, Associate Director, Hood Museum of Art organized a discussion of the issue of preserving ancient sites and the antiquities they contain as discussed in the book The Medici Conspiracy: The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities From Italy’s Tomb Raiders to the World’s Greatest Museums (2006). Copies of the book were available to check out from Howe Library. For more information, telephone (603) 643-4120 or visit this page. To learn more about The Medici Conspiracy, please visit this page or view the online video lecture.

“Watson lays bare the ugly tentacles of the illicit trade in antiquities from thefts and excavations by the tombaroli, to leading auction houses and some of the world's greatest museums...”

The Guardian (London)