Reconstructed entrance to the Northwest palace. Photograph by the 94th Engineering Battalion, October 2008.

11 Photos from Nimrud

Reports indicate that ISIS has destroyed portions of the Assyrian city of Nimrud. Check out these 11 photos from 2008-2010 that document some of what may have been lost. 1. Aerial view of Nimrud during the 1950s. 2. Aerial photograph of Nimrud showing topography and principal […]

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Hatra, The Lesser Known Splendors of a Parthian Frontier Town

With threats to the antiquities of Syria and Iraq growing daily, so too does the imperative to document fast disappearing sites. But in January 2015 what historians and archaeologists had feared since IS took […]

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