April 17, 2012

License to loot or archaeological rescue

Posted at 12:52 pm in British Museum, Similar cases

Unfortunately, this article was posted so late, that the event had already passed by the time I read it – It sounds like it could have been interesting though, for anyone who did get to see it.

Kansas City Star

Roger Bland: A License to Loot or Archaeological Rescue?

The British Museum’s Roger Bland looks at the successes of the U.K.’s Treasure Act and Portable Antiquities Scheme, legislation aimed at curbing the looting of historic sites while guaranteeing that those who find treasure are compensated. Bland is head of the Department of Portable Antiquities and Treasures of the United Kingdom and is the American Institute of Archaeology’s Metcalf Lecturer for 2011-2012. Co-sponsored by the University of Missouri

Kansas City Public Library
Kansas City MO

Monday, April 16 @ 6:30 pm

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