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Call # CC135 .T73 2001
Title Trade in illicit antiquities : the destruction of the world's archaeological heritage / edited by Neil Brodie, Jennifer Doole & Colin Renfrew
Imprint Cambridge : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research ; Oakville, CT, USA ; David Brown [distributor], c2001
Book Cover


Descript. xii, 176 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Series McDonald Institute monographs ; 1363-1349
Note Papers presented at a symposium held Oct. 1999 in Cambridge, England
Includes bibliographical references
Subject Archaeological thefts -- Congresses
Cultural property -- Protection -- Congresses
Cultural property -- Protection (International law) -- Congresses
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Moral and ethical apects -- Congresses
Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses
Antiques business -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses
Alt Author Brodie, Neil
Doole, Jennifer
Renfrew, Colin, 1937-
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
OCLC # 46693424
Table of Contents
 List of Contributors 
 Foreword / Colin Renfrew 
Ch. 1Illicit Antiquities / Neil Brodie, Jennifer Doole1
Ch. 2The Destruction of the Cultural Heritage of Thailand and Cambodia / Rachanie Thosarat7
Ch. 3Illicit Excavation in Contemporary China / He Shuzhong19
Ch. 4Recording and Preserving Gandhara's Cultural Heritage / Ihsan Ali, Robin Coningham25
Ch. 5The Threat to Cultural Sites in India from Illegal Excavation / Ajai Shankar33
Ch. 6Examples from Kenya and Somalia / George H. O. Abungu37
Ch. 7Destruction of Archaeological Heritage in Tanzania: the Cost of Ignorance / Bertram B. B. Mapunda47
Ch. 8The Republic of Niger / Boube Gado57
Ch. 9Looting and the Market for Maya Objects: a Belizean Perspective / Elizabeth Gilgan73
Ch. 10The Destruction, Looting and Traffic of the Archaeological Heritage of Peru / Walter Alva89
Ch. 11Protecting the Past for the Future: Federal Archaeology in the United States / Veletta Canouts, Francis P. McManamon97
Ch. 12The New Syrian Law on Antiquities / Ammar Abdulrahman111
Ch. 13One Damn Illicit Excavation After Another: the Destruction of the Archaeological Heritage of Jordan / Ghazi Bisheh115
Ch. 14Some Remarks on the Destruction of Turkey's Archaeological Heritage / Engin Ozgen119
Ch. 15American Litigation to Recover Cultural Property: Obstacles, Options, and a Proposal / Howard N. Spiegler, Lawrence M. Kaye121
Ch. 16The Destruction of the Archaeological Heritage of Cyprus / Sophocles Hadjisavvas133
Ch. 17Antiquities without Archaeology in the United Kingdom / Peter Addyman141
Ch. 18Analysis of the Looting, Selling, and Collecting of Apulian Red-Figure Vases: a Quantitative Approach / Ricardo J. Elia145
Ch. 19The Looting of Archaeological Sites in Italy / Giovanni Pastore155
Ch. 20Altering Information from the Past: Illegal Excavations in Greece and the Case of the Early Bronze Age Cyclades / Marisa Marthari161
AppThe Cambridge Resolution173