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Tool for boring

Restitution status: Heirs being sought
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Object Data

Title Tool for boring
Artist/Author Unknow
Museum/Collection Natural History Museum
Inventory number/Shelfmark Prähistorische Abteilung Nr. 1938/70171
Description Stone tool (silex), Palaeolithic Age
Material Stone

Provenance Data

Former owner according to museum/collection Robert (May 22, 1879 - June 23, 1938) and Margarete Piowaty-Lang (June 3, 1895 - August 2, 1972)
Provenance Purchase from a private collection
Provenance according to museum/collection So called acquisition on October 16, 1938
Committee in charge Art Restitution Advisory Board
Examination The Art Restitution Advisory Board has decided on the restitution of the art.
Recommendation The Art Restitution Advisory Board has recommended that the art or cultural object is to be restored to the owners or their legal successors.
Committee in charge Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery
Decision No decision has been reached so far.
Implementation The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.
Annotations In its meeting of November 8, 2006 the Advisory Board unanimously reached the following decision: The Advisory Board recommends to the Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture that the objects from the Natural History Museum in Vienna be handed over to the legal successors of Robert und Margarete Piowaty-Lang. The aforementioned objects are listed in the enclosed personal dossier and designated with „Robert und Margarete Piowaty-Lang“.
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