This is how you know when your particular archaeological interest has the dubious honour of having "made it" in the "art world."
|Photo: U.S. Bureau of Land Management archaeologist Greg Haverstock in November inspects vandalized archaeological site where power saws were used to remove 3,000-year-old petroglyphs. |
Credit: Don Kelsen / Los Angeles Times
Amazingly, they have suspects in custody. I'm betting on an avant grade interior decorator or an architect running amok, and not thieves hoping to make a mint trading in these antiquities. Regardless, guys like this woulda been shot in Dodge City if I'd been Sheriff!
Unfortunately there can never be enough eyes on the ground to ward off such depredation. In this case the perps were ratted out. It means that all that the rest of us can do is keep our ears open for "loose lips."Happy hunting.
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