“Seventy percent of all archaeology is done in the library. Research. Reading.”
Which eminent scholar confidently states that statistic? Certainly someone from the last half-century, right? Perhaps an archaeologist who is concerned with the inherently destructive nature of our field.
From Liz Sly and Karen DeYoung, the Washington Post: Turkey reinforced its border with Syria with additional troops and antiaircraft weapons Thursday, amid heightened regional tensions ahead of a conference of world powers in Geneva this weekend… .
From Pierre Tran, Defense News: The French Defense Ministry must cut staff by an annual 2.5 percent and slash spending by 7 percent in 2013, and 4 percent in 2014 and 2015, respectively, as part of the government’s budget reduction efforts, a June 28 prime minister’s letter to ministries…