1. View from the universal museum / James Cuno -- App. Declaration on the importance and value of universal museums -- 2. From global pillage of pillars of collaboration / Talat Halman -- 3. Museums as centers of cultural understanding / Willard L. Boyd -- 4. Imperial appropriations of the Parthenon / William St. Clair -- 5. Whither the Elgin marbles? / John Henry Merryman -- 6. The beautiful one has come - to return : the return of the bust of Nefertiti from Berlin to Cairo / Kurt G. Siehr -- 7. The beautiful one has come - to stay / Stephen K. Urice -- App. I. The bust of Nefertiti : an annotated bibliography / Tracy Musacchio -- App. II. A new translation of selected Egyptian antiquities laws (1881-1912) / Adrienne L. Fricke -- 8. Nagpra from the middle distance : legal puzzles and unintended consequences / Michael F. Brown and Margaret M. Bruchac -- 9. Finders keepers and deep American history : some lessons in dispute resolution / David Hurst Thomas.