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By Neil Brodie, Morag Kersel, Christina Luke, Katheryn Walker Tubb

ISBN-10: 0813029724

ISBN-13: 9780813029726

Archaeological artifacts became a traded commodity largely as the worldwide achieve of Western society permits easy accessibility to the world’s archaeological historical past. received through the world’s major museums and personal creditors, antiquities were faraway from archaeological websites, monuments, or cultural associations and illegally traded. This selection of essays by way of world-recognized specialists investigates the ways in which com-modifying artifacts fuels the destruction of archaeological history and considers what will be performed to guard it. regardless of becoming nationwide and overseas laws to guard cultural background, expanding numbers of archaeological sites—among them, war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq—are topic to pillage because the financial worth of artifacts rises. supplying complete examinations of archaeological web site looting, the antiquities alternate, the smash of cultural history assets, and the foreign efforts to wrestle their destruction, the authors argue that the antiquities industry affects cultural background worldwide and is a burgeoning international crisis.

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Paris: UNESCO, 1972. ———. Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. The Hague: UNESCO, 1954. Protecting Cultural Heritage in Conflict / 35 ———. Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. Paris: UNESCO, 1999. S. Department of State. ” Washington File, April 5, 2003. S. Legal Response to the Protection of the World Cultural Heritage Marina Papa Sokal The worldwide looting of archaeological sites and ancient monuments has grown in the past two decades to alarming proportions (Atwood 2004).

The Rare Art Traditions. London: Thames and Hudson, 1982. Alva, Walter. ” In Trade in Illicit Antiquities: The Destruction of the World’s Archaeological Heritage, ed. Neil J. Brodie, Jennifer Doole, and Colin Renfrew, 89–96. McDonald Institute Monograph. : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2001. Antiques Trade Gazette. ” Antiques Trade Gazette, August 16, 2003, 31–32. Atwood, Roger. com, May–June 2002. com>, accessed September 23, 2003. ———. ” Archaeology, January–February 2003, 43–49.

3. html>; Art Newspaper, September 2003. Archaeologists who have worked closely with the Iraqi museum authorities for many months say it is still impossible to know exactly how many items are missing, and this is but an estimate. Bibliography Bogdanos, Matthew. ” American Journal of Archaeology 109(3) (2005): 477–526. Boylan, Patrick J. ” In Illicit Antiquities: The Theft of Culture and the Extinction of Archaeology, ed. Neil Brodie and Kathryn W. Tubb, 43–108. London: Routledge, 2002. O’Keefe, Patrick J.

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