Tag Archives: Iraq

Plans to Reclaim Ancient Babylon

The improved security situation in Iraq is permitting its government to focus some attention on the ruins of ancient Babylon. The most immediate threat to preserving the ruins of Babylon, the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the … Continue reading

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Virtual Visits – Baghdad Museum Online and Ancient Qumran

An Italian team has put the Baghdad National Museum online. This is the same museum that was looted in the aftermath of the 2003 invasion that overthrew Saddam Hussein. A number of its artifacts have since been found or returned. The … Continue reading

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