Kevin Wooldridge wrote
> Perhaps putting the Time Team debate into
> perspective is the following quote taken from
> today's Times
> 'You've got to kill some people to stop this; it
> is a major problem',
> attributed to Professor Elizabeth Stone of Stony
> Brook University, New York. She says looters
> should be shot to protect Iraqi archaeological
> Should make good TV!! Any chance of Tony Robinson
> becoming involved?
I am surprised the Tony Blair has not contracted TT to carry out a TP survey
of Iraq to find those naughty Weapons of Mass Destruction.
All TT would need to do is advertise the Iraqi BD to the Iraqi populous and
have the US Marines, if asked nicely and with enough notice, to oversee the
However if no WMD are recovered TT can pretend it was a successful
archaeological project and say how the Iraqis now have an understanding of
archaeological procedures and so may hopefully stop looting their heritage.
P.S. TT might find this web page useful: