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Object ID

The international standard, Object Identification (Object ID), conceived by the Getty Information Institute in 1997, gives essential information about archaeological, artistic and cultural objects in order to facilitate their identification in case of theft.

 

 

ICOM holds a license to promote the use of this standard among museum professionals. In collaboration with UNESCO and INTERPOL, ICOM also organises workshops on its implementation to train government representatives and police and customs agents. INTERPOL has included the Object ID standard in its stolen objects database.

Object ID website