“Illicit Antiquities: Scandal of Our Age” – Dr. Christopher Chippindale at the Australian National University

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Recently, I was fortunate enough to witness a special guest lecture by Dr. Christopher Chippindale that took place as part of the Centre for Archaeological Research’s annual lecture series, in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at the Australian National University, Canberra, my current affiliation. Dr. Chippindale has long been affiliated with Cambridge University, specifically with the McDonald Institute of … Read More

SAFE Corner listed in Top 50 Archaeology Blogs

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The Health Tech’s blog at radiologytechnicianschools.net has listed SAFE Corner in their 50 Best Blogs for Archaeology Students. Here’s what the author has to say about us: This admirable band of archaeologists hope to preserve humanity’s shared cultural heritage as best as possible without compromising ownership or social justice issues.  

Context and the Morgantina Hoard

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The exhibition in Italy of the Morgantina Hoard has been in the news recently and David Gill discusses this on the Looting Matters blog (“Morgantina Hoard: on display in Rome “). This was a group of silver vessels that was reportedly dug up illegally some time before 1981 when the Metropolitan Museum of New York bought it. It turns out … Read More