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Butcher, K., and D. W. J. Gill. "Mischievous pastime or historical science?" Antiquity 64 (1990): 946-50.

Chippindale, C. Review of The Getty kouros colloquium: Athens, 25-27 May 1992. Athens: Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation / Museum of Cycladic Art, 1993. In American Journal of Archaeology 100, 1 (1996): 185. [JSTOR]

Gill, D. W. J. "Sotheby’s, sleaze and subterfuge: inside the antiquities trade." Antiquity 71 (1997): 468-71. Review article of Watson, P. Sotheby's, the inside story. London: Bloomsbury, 1997.

Gill, D.W.J. Review article of Towne-Markus, E. Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum: antiquities. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997. In Bryn Mawr Classical Review (1998). [Online]

Gill, D.W.J. Review article of NÝrskov, V. Greek vases in new contexts. the collecting and trading of Greek vases - an aspect of the modern reception of antiquity. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2002. In Culture Without Context 12 (2003). [Online]

Gill, D.W.J. Review of Muscarella, O. W. The lie became great: the forgery of ancient Near Eastern cultures, Studies in the Art and Archaeology of Antiquity, vol. 1. Groningen: Styx, 2000. In American Journal of Archaeology 107, 2 (2003): 285-86. [Online]

Gill, D.W.J. Review of Evans, Craig A. 2003. Jesus and the ossuaries: what Jewish burial practices reveal about the beginning of Christianity. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2003. In Evangelical Quarterly 77.4 (2005): 354-58. [Comments in ANE]

Gill, D.W.J. Review of Dyson, S. L. 2006. In pursuit of ancient pasts: a history of classical archaeology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. In Bryn Mawr Classical Review (2007). [Online]

Gill, D.W.J. Review of Bald Romano, I. 2006. Classical sculpture. Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek, and Roman stone sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Museum Monograph, vol. 125. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. In Bryn Mawr Classical Review (2007). [Online]

Gill, D.W.J. Review of Robson, E., L. Treadwell, and L. Gosden. Editors. 2006. Who owns objects? The ethics and politics of collecting cultural artefacts. Oxford: Oxbow; and Brodie, N., M. M. Kersel, C. Luke, and K. W. Tubb. Editors. 2006. Archaeology, cultural heritage, and the antiquities trade. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida. In Journal of Field Archaeology 32.1 (2007) 103-06. [JFA]

D.W.J. Gill and C. Chippindale. Review of Watson, P., and C. Todeschini. 2006. The Medici conspiracy: the illicit journey of looted antiquities from Italy's tomb raiders to the world's great museums. New York: Public Affairs. In American Journal of Archaeology 111 (2007) 571-74. [AJA]

Related work

Brodie, N., and D. W. J. Gill. "Looting: an international view." In Ethical issues in Archaeology, edited by L. J. Zimmerman, K. D. Vitelli, and J. Hollowell-Zimmer, 31-44. Walnut Creek (CA); Oxford (UK): AltaMira; Society for American Archaeology, 2003. [Book details]

Gill, D. W. J., and C. Chippindale. 2002. "The trade in looted antiquities and the return of cultural property: a British parliamentary inquiry." International Journal of Cultural Property 11: 50-64. [Abstract]

Chippindale, C., and D. W. J. Gill. "Provenance: what it is and why it matters so much." American Journal of Archaeology 106 (2002): 283.

Gill, D.W.J. "Publishing unprovenanced artifacts: further observations". Electronic Antiquity 2, 2 (August 1994). [Online]

Gill, D.W.J. "Treasure hunting for the benefit of charities". Current Archaeology 135 (1993): 119.

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