Tag: Looting

Sold to the Highest Bidder: Antiquities as Cash Cows

02/04 | Do museums and educational organizations have the right to sell antiquities from their collections? This was the question the AIA-St. Louis Society faced when artifacts from its collection were put   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage, News.

Ancient Coins and Looting

06/18 | If archaeologists are the detectives of history, then ancient coins are the “smoking guns” of the ancient crime scene. Looting removes this evidence.   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage.

The Importance of Bible Artifacts Found Outside the Trench: The Moabite Stone

10/24 | A product of archaeological looting, the Mesha Stele, or Moabite Stone, provides yet another example of the value of unprovenanced Biblical artifacts, that is, Bible artifacts found outside of a   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Inscriptions.


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