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TV review: NRK (Norway), Skriftsamleren [The Manuscript Collector]

"On 7 September and 14 September 2004, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) aired the documentary Skriftsamleren [The Manuscript Collector], a well-researched and hard-hitting investigation into the collecting activities of the Norwegian multi-millionaire Martin Schøyen.1 The documentary, produced by Ola Flyum and David Hebditch, with Pakistan researcher Sohail Qureshi, offered to a wide audience a clear-cut example of how the looting and destruction of archaeological heritage is ultimately financed by wealthy collectors and legitimized by naive scholars..."

Author(s):  Lundén, Staffan
Format:  Article
Source:  Culture Without Context
Volume Info:  Spring 2005
Volume:  16