The thieves in this article also stole a tattooed skin from the Siriraj Medical Museum. http://bangkok.coconuts.co/2015/06/24/american-bumfights-bodysnatcher-fugitive-resurfaces
Libraries are trying to find a way to protect their rare written collections as thefts rise around the world.
Why do you think someone would want to steal and keep an artifact from Auschwitz?
The earliest evidence that archaeologists have for the domestication of dogs dates to around 40,000 years ago. In that time, humans and dogs have developed a culture of relationship, meaning that we’ve come to understand the other’s needs and make an effort to help the other. This video is an example of how deep that bond runs.
Can it really be true? The math doesn’t lie. It’s hard to believe that 25 years ago PEOPLE OF THE WOLF was first released. Since then it has gone on to sell nearly two million copies in the English edition alone and has been published around the world in more than twenty different languages. As of last year PEOPLE OF THE WOLF was in its 30th printing! For a quarter of a century now, Wolf Dreamer, Raven Hunter, Dancing Fox, and One Who Cries have been delighting readers around the world.
Our thanks, especially to our Associate Publisher, Linda Quinton, who carried a box to the American Booksellers Association trade show in Las Vegas back in 1990 where we first saw the book, and were able to hand out copies to special book buyers.
Who would have thought? It’s been a marvelous ride and we’re still writing “People” books.
Thanks to all of you who have bought copies over the years and kept the story of America’s archaeological heritage alive!
Mapping ancient trails helps us all to understand how people moved historically and prehistorically. It’s a story of migration, commerce, and exploration.
First Mes Aynak had to contend with Taliban fanatics, now China’s state-owned mining company will finish the job the Taliban started. This is just so tragic. https://medium.com/@BrentHuffman/good-and-bad-news-about-the-impending-destruction-of-mes-aynak-an-ancient-buddhist-city-in-a2b913d48c98
Keep in mind that killing symbols is the first step to killing memory, to killing history.