Thursday, November 14, 2013
One Can't Assume...
that ancient coins without a provenance dating back to 1970 must ipso facto be a recent find. While such an erroneous assumption has become an article of faith within the archaeological community, this story about a very important coin that was on display at the British Museum proves otherwise.
Posted by Cultural Property Observer at 11:02 AM
Labels: ancient coins, Archaeologists, British Museum, coins, Provenance information, stolen antiquities, UNESCO Convention
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