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Networks of Plunder

Archaeologists tracing the labyrinth of antiquities trafficking hope to shut it down, or at least slow it up

Every day for months, Morag Kersel walked through the streets of Jerusalem to interview researchers, antiquities dealers, museum officials and others about the trafficking of ancient goods: pottery, sawed-off pieces of statues, decorated blocks sliced off the tops of ancient door frames, and biblical coins, to name a few.

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