June 02, 2014

Egypt turns to technology in effort to protect ancient treasures from looters

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From Egypt Commercial News
Sarah Parcak, an archaeologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, uses satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe, a satellite company, and Google Earth to identify what she calls "hot spots". Tracking regions where looting occurs, she says, may help law enforcement and officials identify looted artefacts before they turn up for sale.
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