TITLE

The Great Mound Robbery

AUTHOR(S)
Brain, Jeffrey P.
PUB. DATE
May 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;May/Jun88, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the discovery and classification of artifacts that were stolen from an Oklahoma burial mound. Details about the robbery; Objects discovered; Archaeological and historical implications.
ACCESSION #
10949237

 

Related Articles

  • TOMB ROBBERS.  // dig;May/Jun2007, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p5 

    The article provides information on the discovery of the 4,200-year-old gravesites of three royal dentists in the area near the so-called Step Pyramid of Egypt's King Djoser after police caught tomb robbers.

  • Tales from a Peruvian crypt. Alva, Walter; Donnan, Christopher B. // Natural History;May94, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p26 

    Recounts the authors' archeological survey of the tomb of an ancient Moche ruler in the Lambayeque River valley in Peru. How the tomb was broken into by looters in 1987; Description of copper and ceramic articles the looters missed; Discovery of buried skeletons; Depictions of Moche militarism...

  • The looting of Bulgaria. Bailey, Douglas W. // Archaeology;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p26 

    Reports on the flourishing of archaeological looting in Bulgaria. Plundering of Bulgaria's rich heritage with the onset of democratic government; Effects of the relaxaton of the border; Dealing by local museums with looters and treasure hunters; Outdated laws pertaining to antiquities theft;...

  • Arrests in Iran.  // Archaeology;May/Jun96, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p29 

    States that an article in the newspaper, the `Jomhuri Islami' reports that twenty people were arrested for looting archaeological treasures in Iran's Western Ilam province. Items confiscated by the authorities; Penalty introduced in Iran in 1995 for illegal traders.

  • To end a war on the past.  // Christian Science Monitor;4/24/98, Vol. 90 Issue 104, p16 

    Argues for increased efforts to prevent further desecration of cultural antiquities by smugglers seeking their fortune in stolen artifacts. Areas like Dubrovnik in Croatia and ruins of Hatra in Iraq which are being desecrated; Why the antiquities market must stop the demand for stolen goods.

  • Looting the antiquities of Mali: The story continues at Gao. Insoll, Timothy // Antiquity;Sep93, Vol. 67 Issue 256, p628 

    Reports on the looting of the antiquities of Mali at archeological sites in the Gao region. Location and historical importance of Gao and Saney; Process of destruction; Reasons for the destruction; Possible solutions.

  • ICOM catalogues missing objects.  // UNESCO Courier;Apr96, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p4 

    Reports on the publication of bilingual catalogs by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) of missing objects looted from archeological monuments and sites.

  • Opportunities for theft. Boukhari, Sophie // UNESCO Sources;May95, Issue 69, p23 

    Reports on the looting of museums and archaeological sites in Iraq. Comments from Lyndel Prott of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Abundance of opportunities for theft; Problem with the markets for artefacts.

  • The wrong kind of souvenir. Hendrix, Steve // Backpacker;Dec96, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p16 

    Reports that ancient artifacts are fast disappearing from some Southwest backpacking meccas due to theft. Increasing damage in areas visited by overnight hikers; Nancy Coulam's contention about the disappearance of artifacts; Cumulative effect of visitors pocketing one or two pottery shards.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics