Ancient Looting and Modern Laws

MCochranArticle, Commentary1 Comment

Victory stele of Naram-Sin

Plundering is defined as the taking of property by force or during times of war. This practice has happened since before the Romans, and continues in today’s conflicts. During the Roman period, plunder was used to pay for war and raise revenue for the state. Today, the looting of cultural heritage feeds the black market at an estimated $200 million … Read More