Brutal Destruction Of Iraq’s Archaeological Sites Continues

600ziggurat.jpg Ziggurat Temple image by andrewidodo

Buried in Iraq’s clay and dirt is the history of Western civilization. Great empires once thrived here, cultures that produced the world’s first wheel, first cities, first agriculture, first code of law, first base-sixty number system, and very possibly the first writing. A brutal plundering of this rich cultural heritage has been taking place in broad daylight ever since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. These days Ancient Mesopotamia looks more like a scene from the movie Holes.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-tucker/brutal-destruction-of-ira_b_290667.html

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