The whole of the African continent, including North Africa. Sacred art from this region includes (but is not limited to) diverse Islamic art, especially from North and West Africa. Christian art, including Coptic and Orthodox art from Egypt and Ethiopia. Sacred art from the various non-monotheistic religions throughout the continent.
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Cnaan Liphshiz (2020). More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery. Forward. 21 August.
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Jamal Jawhar (2018). Two Thieves Steal Bells from Historic Church in Libya. Asharq Al-Awsat. 16 April.
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Jean Hopfensperger (2018). Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats. Star Tribune. 7 January.
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Baboki Kayawe (2017). Buddhists give up on lost statue. Mmegi Online. 2 November.
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Joel Baden Candida Moss (2017). Is An Ancient Text In The Museum of the Bible Real Or Fake?. Daily Beast. 22 October.
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Boboki Kayawe (2017). Buddha stolen ahead of 'Dalai Lama's visit'. Mmegi Online. 11 July.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport. Ahram Online. 17 June.
Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome. Ahram Online. 29 March.
Roi Kais (2017). Tunisian authorities foil smuggling of 15th-century Torah scroll. Ynet News. 11 March.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Door and decorative elements of Sultan Al-Kamel Al-Ayyubi shrine stolen. Ahram Online. 9 March.
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Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Historic lanterns stolen from Refai Mosque restored. Egypt Independent. 25 January.
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Nevine El-Aref (2017). Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure. Ahram Online. 18 January.
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FT (2016). Mali declares archaeological emergency. Financial Times. 14 December.
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Mali manuscripts: Nations treasure trove of ancient books saved from jihadists are once again at risk( )
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Art Daily (2015). Looted Chokwe masks and a rare statue to be returned to Dundo Museum in Angola. Art Daily. 4 November.
Egyptian Streets (2015). 98 Valuable Islamic Lamps Looted From Historic Mosque in Cairo. Egyptian Streets. 14 October.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt to prevent sale of stolen antiquities in London. Ahram Online. 5 October.
Adu Gyamfi Ameyaw (2015). Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell. Peace FM. 29 September.
Lovemore Mataire (2015). 2600 Zim artefacts looted. The Herald. 14 August.
Patrick Beja (2015). Community forced to pay tax to reclaim its stolen treasures. The Counties. 9 August.
Dan Mdluli (2015). Cross and artefacts stolen from Limpopo church. The Citizen. 3 June.
ArtNet news (2014). Stolen Ethiopian Saint John Turns Up at Paris Auction. ArtNet News. 7 July.