STONES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STONES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) A trove of looted artifacts, five years after BLM raids in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58051384-78/blm-artifacts-blanding-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58051384-78/blm-artifacts-blanding-american.html.csp">A trove of looted artifacts, five years after BLM raids in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T13:34:36.147-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the nation’s most extensive and valuable troves of American Indian artifacts fills a nondescript warehouse in the Salt Lake Valley, where federal curators are preserving pottery, cradle boards, projectile points, hand tools, pendants, grinding stones and thousands of other items illegally removed from ancestral Puebloan sites in the Four Corners region. When the Bureau of Land Management raided the homes of antiquities collectors in Blanding and other towns in 2009, it was bent on ending ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58051384@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:34:36 MDT