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  • An interesting term - with a fairly clear definition & etymology. I wonder what word would describe the action if Lord Elgin hadn't done what he did? Others did similar, but in all other cases the artefacts are renowned more than the accquirer.

    March 14, 2010

  • Certainly a concept that needed defining, though.

    September 11, 2008

  • Defined by a not altogether disinterested source as 'an act of cultural vandalism'.

    March 4, 2008