Biblical Archaeology Review 31:6, November/December 2005

Firsthand Report: Tracking Down the Looted Treasures of Iraq

By Matthew Bogdanos

The world watched in horror as the images were flashed all over the globe: In the chaos that surrounded the fall of Baghdad in April 2003, the Iraq Museum—home to a priceless collection of ancient objects from the birthplace of civilization—was being wildly looted.

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