Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Looting Matters Live on the BBC

Looting Matters will be live on BBC Radio Wales "Jamie and Louise" tomorrow morning (Wednesday) at 11 am.

What should we discuss? The impact of the photographic archives on the market? Recent returns? Looting in the UK? What about the situation in Wales? Universal museums?

We are inviting questions through Louise's Twitter feed @LouiseTalks

Listen in live (or later on the BBC iPlayer) and join in the debate.

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kyri said...

crosby garette helmet fiasco and the need to change the law to cover items of bronze ect.

Paul Barford said...

No, no, you don't call it "looting" in the United Kingdom (that's in foreign places like Iraq and Utah). It's called "metal detecting" and you are supposed to pat them on the head and say "Thank You for taking Our Past" now.

Yes, Crosby Garrett a prime example not only of what is going missing, but where it is going and Britain's archaeologists' total inability to anything at all about it.

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