A call to remember


As Islamic State militants raze the city of Nimrud, once capital of the ancient Assyrian Empire, and destroy artifacts in the Mosul Museum, Adam T. Smith calls on all of us to redouble our efforts to study, teach, and learn about the ancient world: ” If you are shocked by ISIS’s assault on antiquity, go take an archaeology class—in person or online—and become another who can say, ‘I will remember.'”