Madagascan Museum Heist Notice

Dec 8, 2011

Dear all,

the Madagascan Ministry of Culture and Heritage and the International Council of Museums, Madagascar, with to inform you of the theft of the crown jewels of Queen Ranavalona I (1728-1761) from their display in the Museum of Andafiavaratra, Madagascar, on the 4th of December, 2011.

We request the cooperation of the international community in the recovery of the collection.

Raharimanana Emeline
Director of Cultural Heritage in Madagascar
President of ICOM (International Council of Museums, Madagascar)

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