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PHOTOS: Petroglyphs sacred to Paiute-Shoshone tribes stolen in Bishop, Calif.

by Take Two

Image of damaged petroglyphs in Bishop, Calif. Greg Haverstock

Thieves allegedly armed with power tools recently carved out ancient petroglyphs etched into a stone landscape in eastern California, removing six and damaging dozens of other carvings.

While the value of the petroglyphs has not been determined, they are sacred and priceless to the Paiute Native American Nation.

To explain more about the theft, we're joined by Greg Haverstock, archaeologist for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Bishop, Calif.

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