If it ever existed, according to ICOM, it has evidence that “this threat exists and is systematically implemented”, like the looting of a museum in Kherson by Russian troops on 11 November. This redlist not only focuses on works that have already been stolen, but lists the sites and installations most at risk.

The goal is also to be able to identify stolen goods and works that will be returned to the market. “in the coming weeks, months and years”, according to ICOM. This red list includes older works such as manuscripts from the 13th to the 19th century, as well as more modern drawings and paintings, handicrafts, costumes, jewelry.