“The looting of archaeological sites is still widespread and in some countries so severe as to undermine any hope of establishing a proper history of these lands. Let us remember that the most important loss occasioned by looting, is the loss of information. With the destruction of such sites the context of the finds is lost, even if the finds survive...”

Professor Lord Renfrew, archaeologist

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