- Publication of objects stolen from the Malawi Museum and display of photos of objects that may have been stolen from the museum;
- Distribution of the ICOM Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk;
- Launch of a public awareness campaign by SAFE focused on Egypt; and
- A statement by the UNESCO Director-General deploring the damage done to cultural heritage sites.
And U.S. officials should consider adopting emergency import protections on Egyptian cultural heritage items. A suggestion has been made on this point already in an earlier blog post.
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