chapter  2
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Theatre and archaeology

It is as if something that seemed inalienable to us, the securest among our possessions,

were taken from us: the ability to exchange experiences.

In the second phase of encounter, what we have termed ‘Theatre and archaeology’, attention

moves to two issues of mutual interest: the re-enactment and representation of the past at

interpretive centres and heritage sites and the detection of ancient performative practices.