LAaR: Libyan Antiquities at Risk is a 6-month pilot project funded by the Society for Libyan Studies based at the University of Leicester. Its target is the recording and dissemination of information about Libyan funerary sculptures of the Hellenistic, Roman and late Roman periods, which are under threat of being sold on the illegal art market. These sculptures are particularly vulnerable to being removed from the monuments they belong to due to their peripheral location in ancient settlements.

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