Archaeology and espionage have at times been closely linked, and not just in fictional works such as the Indiana Jones films. True accounts are sprinkled through history. A recent article in Archaeology magazine by David Price raises ethical questions about the practice. It's called "Cloak and Trowel: Should Archaeologists Double as Spies?" Price discusses the issue with NPR's Neal Conan.
*Associate professor of anthropology at St. Martins College in Lacey, Wash.