Amateur Archeologist vs. Looter: A Matter of Context?
Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2015
Florida has strict laws regarding the collection of archeological implements in waterways. Amateur archeologists argue that the laws should be loosened in regard to "isolated finds" from outside of a proper site. Professionals value intact sites; amateurs argue that out of context artifacts should be fair game. They also argue that increased participation would unearth more sites for researchers.
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