He Who Buys the Past Controls History: The Recent Hobby Lobby Controversy
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He Who Buys the Past Controls History: The Recent Hobby Lobby Controversy

When news broke of the participation of the Hobby Lobby conglomerate in smuggling and purchasing antiquities, I was initially hesitant about writing about such a major news story. But this case beautifully (and horrifically) illustrates why the antiquities trade and in turn looting are bad for archaeology. The sale of antiquities is a tale as … Continue reading