Stealing History: Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient World
Renowned journalist and author Roger Atwood has traveled the world writing on the loss of cultural heritage to looters and the black market. Join him to explore the issues surrounding the global traffic in stolen archaeological objects, including how archaeology is coping with these losses and the state of these issues today. Atwood is a contributing editor at Archaeology and a London correspondent for ARTnews. Atwood is also the author of Stealing History.
This lecture is sponsored by the Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology.
February 20, 2015 Horchow Auditorium
Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology
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