Papyrus, Provenance and Looting - NYTimes.com

Douglas Boin has written an Op Ed for the New York Times about the recently surfaced Sappho papyri.


My feeling is that although, from pure intellectual curiosity, I'd like to know where everything comes from, I also believe in privacy - so I am no more worried that the owner chose to remain private than that the owner of the Crosby helmet does.


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