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A pirates rhyme

The ocean is as the ocean does
wave by wave through time
kissing at the offered shores
rolling hills of forest rhyme.
Deep beneath the watery depths… 45 more words

"Poetic Cultivation"

From Egypt to London: looting in Antinoupolis (el Sheikh ‘Abadah)

The last issue of the Italian academic journal Analecta Papyrologica publishes an interesting report on episodes of illegal excavations and looting in the area of Antinoupolis (“ 320 more words

Antiquity Market

Ferguson: A Lesbian and Transgender Couple Prepares for the Worst

by William A. Anderson

Chris bought her first gun and bullets in October to defend her tiny Ferguson home. If looters turned onto her street, she vowed to shoot them before they could burn her tiny wood frame house. 1,042 more words

Bill in Congress Seeks to Rein in Trade by ISIS in Looted Antiquities

Four congressman last week reintroduced a bill into the House of Representatives that attempts to coordinate U.S. efforts to protect historic sites around the world and to restrict imports of cultural property illegally trafficked from Syria. 191 more words

RPG Priorities: Looting

The world destroying monsters, and evil demons can wait! I need to make sure I’ve collected all the different bottles that grant me that dexterity bonus.

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5-Minute History of Napoleonic Art Looting (Blouin ARTINFO)

by Noah Charney October 24, 2011, 10:44am original article here.

During the French Republican and Napoleonic eras, art looting became standard practice for victorious armies.  Napoleon took over the leadership of the French army during the campaign in Italy that had begun disastrously, with under-nourished, unpaid soldiers on the brink of mutiny.  872 more words

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ISIS/DAESH selling looted artefacts on Ebay

2,000-year-old artefacts looted from ancient sites in Iraq and Syria by ISIS are being sold on eBay as jihadis cash in on relics dating back millennia.

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