Discussion of the archaeological ethics surrounding the collecting of antiquities and archaeological material.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Antiquities seized near Foggia
There is a report in the Italian press of a seizure of antiquities at Rodi Garganico in the province of Foggia ("GDF sequestra 108 reperti età Dauna in Puglia", ANSA, January 25, 2010). The pieces date from the 6th to the 4th centuries BCE.The objects include 18 pots, 7 fibulae and items of personal jewellery, 5 spearpoints, and 78 fragments of pottery.