Next year Baldwin's will auction The Prospero Collection. Baldwin's site doesn't yet have the catalog but it does have a 19 page Flash animated brochure featuring many rarities including an Alexander the Great Poros dekadrachm and the unique Abydos gold stater (?) shown here.
If I had time I would “review” the brochure website, which uses a strange Flash viewer with lots of scrolling and zooming. Try it.
Cultural Heritage Protection- Egyptian Military Dictatorship Style - The pyramids may be falling down, but it would seem the Egyptian military dictatorship is on the ball when it comes to confiscating anything old. Indeed, ...
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