[Digging up Turkey’s past] Tomb Raider: Charles Fellows in Lycia

[Digging up Turkey’s past] Tomb Raider: Charles Fellows in Lycia

Robbing graves is a crime almost as old as the practice that unwittingly encouraged it, but taking the tombs themselves is an entirely different matter. In the 1840s, Charles Fellows shipped back to London’s British Museum 105 crates of blocks and sculptures taken from tombs scattered in Turkey…

January 27, 2010, Wednesday/ 16:06:00/ TERRY RICHARDSON
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