PREVENTING LOOTING OF ARTIFACTS

23 Jul 2014 1:27 PM | Anonymous

PREVENTING LOOTING OF ARTIFACTS

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  • GAZIANTEP –Turkey, a victim of widespread looting and smuggling of its historical artifacts, should initiate an awareness program to preserve its heritage, according to an expert.


Creating cultural awareness in primary education is essential to preventing the smuggling of historical artifacts out of Turkey, according to an art history expert. Art historian Emine Özturk, the assistant director of the Zeugma Mosaic Museum recently said, "In this geography that has such a rich cultural heritage, the most important thing is to create cultural awareness.

http://www.dailysabah.com/arts-culture/2014/07/23/preventing-looting-of-artifacts

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