“Operation Hidden Idol” – law enforcement’s multi-year battle to thwart the sale of looted antiquiti

Terra Cotta soldiers, Zi'an, China

This year, federal law enforcement focused on Asia Week, an annual 2-week event focusing on museum exhibits and art dealers.


Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

By Tom Mashberg

New York Times

March 17, 2016