Monthly Archives: December 2010

Museum as Archaeologist

I read the Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas P. Campbell, respond in the NY Times to Bernard Frischer’s advocation of museum-funded archeology.  The director rightly toots his institution’s horn with the impressive breadth of involvement in world … Continue reading

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Museums Should Dig In

The New York Times featured an editorial Dec. 22, 2010 by Bernard Frischer who advocates for museum sponsorship of archeological digs.  Frischer argues persuasively that archeology conducted by museums would benefit cultural preservation by ensuring the integrity of artifact provenience.  … Continue reading

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Please excuse the brief security laspe

A few days ago, my WordPress blog had been hacked by what appeared a group of Jihadis.  Not sure why the Jihadi’s decided to hack Prehistoric Punch with wailing audio files and boasts of Islam, but I am thankful to … Continue reading

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