The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad
The Lost Treasures of Ancient MesopotamiaBook - 2005
The contributors to this book consist of a cadre of international archaeologists whose excavations helped piece together the rich tapestry of Mesopotamian life from earliest prehistory to the advent of Islam. A portion of the book's royalties will aid in the reconstruction of the museum and in the preservation of Mesopotamia's cultural treasures. Told through the art and artifacts that were lost recently in Iraq, this fascinating history of the civilizations of the Near East is sure to be a timeless and enduring book.
Archaeological thefts -- Iraq.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Destruction and pillage.