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Sunken Treasure

Whitney Carter , June 3rd, 2016


Finders Keepers? Reproductions of the treasure found on the Nuestra Senora de Atocha. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. The Nuestra Senora de Atocha, a Spanish galleon carrying a…


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The Tip of an Archaeological Iceberg

Whitney Carter , April 13th, 2016


Stonehenge, the Neolithic monument in Wiltshire, England. The site and its surroundings were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1986. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons….


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Stolen Art

Whitney Carter , March 15th, 2016


Hiding in Plain Sight Bell-krater featuring an elderly satyr and a young Dionysus. Attributed to Python (Greek, South Italian, Paestan, active mid-4th century BC). Polaroids of this bell-krater…


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10 Trillion Gallons of Water Should Drown China’s Yangtze Gorges World Heritage Application

Whitney Carter , February 4th, 2016


The Three Gorges Dam Main Wall, 2006. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons The Yangtze River begins in the Tibetan Plateau and flows eastward into the East China Sea at Shanghai. …


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Anthropological Irony

Whitney Carter , January 8th, 2016


Cultural Relativism and the Destruction of Cultural Artifacts by the Islamic State Nimrud Assyria, Lamassus Guarding Palace Entrance, Before Destruction. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Cultural rel…


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