Welcome to Archaeo-Scope. In this series we take an archaeological perspective on modern culture; asking questions about current trends and observations from around the world.
Today, I get a chance to talk about a trade in archaeology which has bothered me for years.
Note: Regarding the Ancient Greek artefacts, the one in the video is from Italy. I was not able to photograph the artefacts from Greece as I was ejected from the premises ;p
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