Over on boorish Warsaw Wally’s blog the old duffer quotes a Dig Venture Tweet: “Archaeology is not so much about things, it’s about communities, if you find a knife, it’s about who used it, how they made it, where they got the materials from.”
Oh, blimey. This is too good to miss.
On the 11th April, that cerebral colossus, Prof David Gill, is unleashing another intellectual behemoth, Paul Barford, to spout about stolen antiquities and other allied bullshit. Barford of course, though not widely known amongst the hangers-on who went East during the Cold War to embrace the Soviets who bankrolled him and gave him a position in their Ancient Monument Department.