Orphan artefacts and reconstructed provenances
An international day to promote provenance research on collection objects.
Surrounded by ramparts more than 5 km long, the remains of Bibracte are nestled in the heart of the sumptuous Morvan forest (Burgundy, F). It is a city of the 1st century BC which was the ephemeral capital of the powerful Gallic people of the Aedui.
A simple step towards cultivating public awareness
Can archaeology be non-professional?
The British Museum offers to the digital audience a virtual platform against the looting and trafficking of antiquities circulating artefacts.
Dr. Xavier Delestre, Regional Curator of Archaeology at the Ministry of Culture and participant of the NETCHER project, launches the book “Numismatique: Le pillage et le commerce des oboles de Marseille” on looting and ethics of archaeological issues.