Friday, May 16, 2008

Harrison Ford Becomes an Archaeologist

Well, not quite. He has, however, been elected to the board of directors of the Archaeological Institute of America. We hope his celebrity will increase the visibility of archaeology and the importance of preserving our cultural heritage.* Now, if we could only get him to join the AAA.

*We recommend using proper excavation techniques, as opposed to running through archaeological sites and taking off with the most aesthetically pleasing artifacts you happen to see.

AP Story
NPR - Indiana Jones: Saving History or Stealing It?