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The illegal excavation and trade of Syrian cultural objects: a view from the ground

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The illegal excavation and trade of cultural objects from Syrian archaeological sites worsened markedly after the outbreak of civil disturbance and conflict in 2011. Since then, the damage to archaeological heritage has been well documented, and the issue of terrorist funding explored, but hardly any research has been conducted into the organization and operation of theft and trafficking of cultural objects inside Syria. As a first step in that direction, this paper presents texts of intervie...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/00934690.2017.1410919

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Archaeology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Field Archaeology Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
1
Pages:
74-84
Publication date:
2017-12-13
Acceptance date:
2017-11-27
DOI:
EISSN:
2042-4582
ISSN:
0093-4690
Pubs id:
pubs:828197
URN:
uri:76a9cc32-38d0-437e-9cd1-87f6103bffa7
UUID:
uuid:76a9cc32-38d0-437e-9cd1-87f6103bffa7
Local pid:
pubs:828197
Paper number:
1

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