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Saving Sites: One Looting Step at a Time

Author(s): amelia dall

Year: 2017

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To be able to preserve looted sites, one must identify the patterns and develop prevention strategies to avoid further looting. The illegal antiquities trade has had its’ roots in the archaeological field since the beginning of time. One of the reasons why looting happens is because of the collectors’ widespread interest in the rich, cultural materials that are found at cultural heritage sites. Therefore, preservation of looted sites is critical in archaeology. The dire threat of looted artifacts exists in cultural heritage sites, especially in countries that have few-to little resources to develop and implement prevention strategies.


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Saving Sites: One Looting Step at a Time. amelia dall. Masters Thesis. Texas State University, Anthropology. 2017 ( tDAR id: 437814) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8J67KG0


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