By Michael L. Galaty
This quantity offers a theoretical foundation for realizing the categorical results of totalitarian dictatorship upon the perform of archaeology, either in the course of and after the dictator's reign. The 9 essays discover reports from each nook of the Mediterranean. With its wide-range of case-studies and robust theoretical orientation, this quantity is a huge increase within the examine of the heritage and politics of archaeology.
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This permitted him "to confront two digs, a pharaonic and a Graeco-Roman," respectively at Ghebelein in Upper Egypt and at Umm el Breighat, the ancient Tebtunis in the Fayyum. The pharaonic excavation at Ghebelein was entrusted to Giulio Farina (Petricioli, 1990:380-381) and ran from February until April 1930. In his first season at Tebtunis, from February 15 until May 10,1930, instead of probing inside all the houses for papyri Anti intentionally had an architect on the site, Fausto Franco, who cleared the streets around the houses to ascertain the town plan.
The new committee first met at the Directorate on February 11, 1928. They proposed an allocation of 500,000 lire of which 100,000 was to be spht A MICROCOSMIC VIEW OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL POLITICS between Egypt and Transjordan, but the total would require a contribution of 150,000 from Finance which, despite Mussolini's support, it subsequently refused (Petricioh, 1990:290-292). Upon Schiaparelli's death on February 17,1928, a new Egyptian mission under the leadership of Carlo Anti was set up to reexamine Schiaparelli's excavations in order to publish them.
The 1926 and 1927 treaties with Italy as a result of which Zog became King, were the political elements accompanying this program. However, the Albanian government was interested in creating cultural links as well. The decision to establish an archaeological mission to Albania was not a carefully conceived part of this program; rather, it came about, as with many other foreign initiatives in Albania, because of political rivalry between the powers. 5. Luigi Ugolini stands in the Hellenistic gateway of the acropolis of Cuka e Aitoit (Eagle Mountain), south of Butrint c.