The Internet Market in Antiquities

Brodie, N. (2015), ‘The Internet Market in Antiquities’, in F. Desmarais ed. Countering Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods: The Global Challenge of Protecting the World’s Heritage (Paris: ICOM).

This paper looks more closely at the Internet market in antiquities. First, it presents some findings of original research by the author (Brodie 2014), describing the scale, structure and operation of the Internet market. It follows with a series of five short case studies and a concluding discussion.