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ISIS/ISIL and destruction of Archaeological Heritage

The much publicized attempts to destroy a number of famous archaeological sites, structures and objects (including rare historic books) by ISIS/ISIL in recent weeks (http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/09/world/iraq-isis-heritage/) – adding now Dur-Sharrukin, built as the capital of Assyrian King Sargon II in the late 8th century BC – have led to much outrage, and even for calls for […]