US law enforcement agencies aren't exactly famous for their love of culture. Yet the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) both work on investigating and repatriating stolen cultural property, art, and antiquities that were lost or looted from other countries.
Iranian museums preserve three million historical and cultural objects, the director of museums and historical properties at Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said on Wednesday.
Each of Iran's handicrafts can communicate a cultural message of Iran which can be conveyed to the rest of the world, said the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
Sea and nature lover Şinasi Yelkenci, who describes himself as the garbage man of the sea, exhibits the works he created with waste that he collected from the sea in Cennet Beach in Burgazada— the third largest of the Princes' Islands in the Sea of Marmara, near Istanbul, Turkey.