|© David Gill|
One of those interviewed spoke about the shift in volume of material moving out of Syria since the start of the recent conflict.
The BBC emphasised the need to verify information especially about the amounts of money highlighted from captured UCB sticks.
One of the UNESCO officials spoke of the need to dampen down the market as she expected some objects could be stored for some years. A middleman in Turkey talked about one object that had sold for $1.1 million.
Some material apparently from the region was spotted on the London market.
There was a discussion of the lack of regulation ("unacceptable") in the antiquities market in London.