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Stanish's Article on eBay Attracts Attention

by shauna — last modified May 08, 2009 02:46 PM

By Shauna K. Mecartea
Date: 5/8/09

Stanish's Article on eBay Attracts Attention

Daughter of a specialist in pottery replicas

Cotsen Institute Director Charles Stanish, Professor of Anthropology, first wrote about how eBay has altered the transporting and selling of illegal artifacts in the 2008 issue of Backdirt: Annual Review, and after Archaeology magazine ran a version of it, the story has been picked up by numerous media outlets, including KPCC-89.3 FM’s “Patt Morrison Show,” Nature blog, and Scientific American. 

For the full story, read the following UCLA Newsroom story:

eBay has unexpected, chilling effect on looting of antiquities, archaeologist finds

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