The Scourge of Looting: Trafficking Antiquities from Temple to Museum


Archaeologist and legal expert Tess Davis talks about the illicit antiquities trade, and how the looting of archaeological sites in conflict zones goes to fund paramilitary groups and terrorist organizations.

To learn more about the Angkor period of Cambodia see our essay on Angkor Wat.

Cite this page as: Tess Davis, "The Scourge of Looting: Trafficking Antiquities from Temple to Museum," in Smarthistory, September 10, 2017, accessed December 12, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/scourge-of-looting-antiquities/.