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christie's selling titanic artifacts
I heard on the news tonight that christie's auction house is auctioning off titanic artifacts....the us signed a treaty making the titanic a memorial
"Under the agreement, the Titanic is designated as an international maritime memorial, recognizing the men, women, and children who perished in the icy waters of the Atlantic 92 years ago and whose remains it entombs.

Any country that signs the agreement pledges to prevent its citizens and vessels from making unregulated, illegal dives to the wreck or selling artifacts from it. It also ensures that artifacts from the Titanic are collected and curated in accordance with current scientific standards and kept intact and available to the public as a collection. "
Brian Handwerk
for National Geographic News
June 18, 2004

I don't think this is right....i wouldn't like someone digging up my grandmother and then selling off her jewerly....i think it is the same thing
Posted on: 2006/5/26 23:40
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