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Author: Arthur Miller

Archaeological Looting

A New Approach to the Problem

By: Arthur Miller

Introduction On September 18, 1981, Guatemala and its partner in archaeological research, The University Museum, suffered an indirect attack by armed looters. Carved jades exhibited at Tikal were stolen from the museum at the site. These jade objects had been excavated during the University Museum’s research program there from 1956 to 1970, and so are […]