Catastrophe! The Looting and Destruction... (Book published August


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Author  Katharyn Hanson
Publisher  Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Publication Date   August 1, 2008
ISBN  1885923562
Pages  88

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With an introduction by Professor McGuire Gibson, this up-to-date account describes the state of the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad and chronicles the damage done to archaeological sites by illicit digging. Contributors include Donny George, John M. Russell, Katharyn Hanson, Clemens Reichel, Elizabeth C. Stone, and Patty Gerstenblith. Published in conjunction with the exhibit of the same name opening at the Oriental Institute April 10, 2008, this book commemorates the fifth anniversary of the looting of the Iraq National Museum.

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