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Sam Hardy

Freelance Writer — Freelance

Archaeologist researching looting and destruction of cultural and community property here; discussing professional, Balkan, Mediterranean stuff @samarkeolog.

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@poetryinstone @sauterne @NastyWomenofNPS @GettysburgNMP @ChasingAphrodit @PortantIssues @AnthroPaulicy @CombatLooting Treasure-hunters don't seem to be as "sociable" (online) in South Asia (or South-East Asia), even in places with widespread internet access (though there are massive international communities for all of SEA).
@sauterne Somewhat, certainly, but MDs discuss that they have been told that a site has been detected to death, yet imagine that its guardian is lying to hide its goodies, things like that. Even when educated one-on-one on site, many simply do not care.
I remain... impressed... by the public content of online forums and social networks of #metaldetecting treasure-hunters. It is something that can be seen from the USA to SEA, across Europe, around MENA/WANA, dotted about Central Asia... 
RT @Hromadske: Crimea’s historical heritage site will never again be seen in their recognized form and some will disappear altoget…
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