News Round-Up: Artifacts “Sting” in Utah and a “Hot-Pot” Returns to Italy

Two bits of looting news are making today’s headlines. National Public Radio has been following the story of two-year federal sting aimed at a black market in ancient Native American artifacts. Read or listen to the latest at
And today’s New York Times features a story by Michael Kimmelman on the sixth-century B.C. red-figure krater by the Greek artist Euphronios, which the Metropolitan Museum of Art recently returned to Italy and which is now on display at Villa Giulia in Rome. For the full story, go to