3.03.2014

Papyrus, Provenance and Looting - NYTimes.com

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

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/03/03/opinion/papyrus-provenance-and-looting.html?_r=0&referrer=

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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