What archaeologists can (but usually don’t) do to help reduce and regulate the illicit trade in cultural objectsSource: http://bit.ly/1k6SYFC
Last night, when I was a bit distracted, a story I posted on twitter and some comments I made spun into a forked debate: 1) how can archaeologists modify and change the way our profession is presented in the popular press and 2) what can archaeologists do to aid research into the illicit antiquities trade. I, of course, was interested in the second. Although twitter is certainly not the place to grumble about such things, I made a series of tweets decrying archaeological complacency when it comes to a massive swath of transnational crime that just happens to threaten our livelihoods. I asserted………. Read MoreRead and find more great archaeology blogs at: Archaeology Blog Project
What archaeologists can (but usually don’t) do to help reduce and regulate the illicit trade in cultural objects
Source: http://bit.ly/1k6SYFC

Last night, when I was a bit distracted, a story I posted on twitter and some comments I made spun into a forked debate: 1) how can archaeologists modify and change the way our profession is presented in the popular press and 2) what can archaeologists do to aid research into the illicit antiquities trade. I, of course, was interested in the second. Although twitter is certainly not the place to grumble about such things, I made a series of tweets decrying archaeological complacency when it comes to a massive swath of transnational crime that just happens to threaten our livelihoods. I asserted………. Read More


Read and find more great archaeology blogs at: Archaeology Blog Project

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