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The antiquities market: it's all in a price

Abstract:

Antiquities have cultural and economic value. Scholarly experts create cultural value, and by creating cultural value they also unintentionally establish economic value. So although antiquities are collected as culturally-important objects, they have also been bought for investment purposes as tangible assets, though with mixed results. Collectors and investors must face the problem of how to assess accurately the cultural and economic value of an antiquity, t...

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

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10.1179/2159032X14Z.00000000017

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
ORCID:
0000-0003-1236-4066
Publisher:
Maney Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Heritage and Society Journal website
Volume:
07
Issue:
01
Pages:
32-46
Publication date:
2014-05-03
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EISSN:
2159-0338
ISSN:
2159-032X
Pubs id:
pubs:987181
URN:
uri:a4c72044-7e2e-4276-9da9-9cff5ac9ad84
UUID:
uuid:a4c72044-7e2e-4276-9da9-9cff5ac9ad84
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pubs:987181

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