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A real value to archaeology
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Businesses on the Orkney island of Westray are enjoying an economic boom, thanks to publicity surrounding the discovery of an ancient artefact. Some have reported a 45% increase in their takings since the Orkney Venus figurine, known as the Westray Wife, was found at the Links of Noltland and taken on a travelling exhibition around Scotland.

Read more: http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article...z0u3wTBXSu

This just goes to show you that if you use archaeology creatively... and finds/artefacts wisely, you can ascribe a 'value' to archaeology... a real benefit. An argument to make powerfully to the government
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A real value to archaeology - by BAJR - 18th July 2010, 08:09 PM

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