TITLE

PLUNDERING IRAQ

AUTHOR(S)
Wennerstrom, Nord
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Art & Antiques;Mar2007, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the threat to Iraq's cultural heritage. In the early days of the Iraq War, the U.S. faced worldwide condemnation due to its inability to secure millennia-old artifacts from thieves. After the theft at the Iraq National Museum, it has been closed to the public. The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the U.S. has placed the theft of Iraqi antiquities at the forefront of its Top 10 list of art crimes.
ACCESSION #
24372763

 

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