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Fifteen Years After Looting, Thousands of Artifacts are still Missing from Iraq’s National Museum

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 18:09
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Some of the artefacts found after disappearing from the National Museum of Iraq. Ceerwan Aziz

On April 10 2003, the first looters broke into the National Museum of Iraq. Staff had vacated two days earlier, ahead of the advance of US forces on Baghdad. The museum was effectively ransacked for the next 36 hours until employees returned.

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