The War Against the Looting of Antiquities, by A. Duckor
The looting of antiquities is a growing problem that has transformed into a multi-billion dollar a year business. By working on looted antiquities, conservators are perpetuating the illicit market by providing it with valuable objects. However, refusing to work on looted antiquities may mean a conservator is neglecting his or her duty to preserve cultural heritage. This poster outlines the steps a conservator needs to take when confronted with an illicit object and it calls for an ethical guideline to be produced.