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Networks of Plunder

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Science News has just published an article by Bruce Bower that discusses antiquities trafficking. It’s called “Networks of Plunder,” and it starts off with the following dramatic sentence:

Every day for months, Morag Kersel walked through the streets of Jerusalem to interview researchers, antiquities dealers, museum officials and others about the trafficking of ancient goods: pottery, sawed-off pieces of statues, decorated blocks sliced off the tops of ancient door frames, and biblical coins, to name a few.

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