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Looting Iraq: Past and Present Museum Director inspects the damage April 12, 2003 Museum worker, April 12, 2003 The British Museum Musée du Louvre Clay proto-cuneiform tablet with early pictographic writing, end of the 4 th millennium B.C.

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Looting Iraq:

Past and Present


Museum Director inspects the damage April 12, 2003


Museum worker, April 12, 2003


The British Museum

Musée du Louvre

Clay proto-cuneiform tablet with early pictographic writing, end of the 4th millennium B.C.

Baked clay foundation cone with cuneiform writing, end of the 3rd millennium B.C.


Uruk III (c. 3200-3000 BC)

Various examples of cuneiform writing from Iraq Museum collection of over 7,000 pieces

Uruk III (c. 3200-3000 BC) ?


Examples of the over 4,000 Cylindrical seals stolen from Iraq National Museum


Stone stamp seals, Jamdat Naser period, about 3000 B.C.

Iraq Museum


Card Catalogue, Iraq National Museum


Ambassador

L. Paul Bremer, U.S. Civil Administrator In Iraq


U.S Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld


Copper head of Goddess of Victory (stolen)


Ivory plaque from Nimrud, beginning of the 1st millennium B.C. (IM 60555)

Iraq Museum


Sumerian Plate inlaid with shell (stolen)


Stone figurines from Tell es-Sawwan, beginning of the 6th millennium B.C.

Iraq Museum


Stone Sumerian statue, about 2400 B.C. (IM 55204)

Iraq Museum


White marble head of Eros-Cherub, from Hatra (stolen)


Sumerian alabaster statue from Ur, about 2400 B.C.,

Iraq Museum


Stone statue from Hatra, 2nd century A.D. (IM 58084),

Iraq Museum


An Ivory Plaque of a lion killing a Nubian, Assyrian from Nimrud, 1x10.5cm base, 9.8 high (stolen)


Terra cotta Sumerian figure from Tello, about 2000 B.C.,

Iraq Museum


Terra cotta relief: cult scene from Khafaji, about 1800 B.C.,

Iraq Museum


Gray Diorite Statue of Entemena, Sumerian 15x76cm, weighs 150 kg (stolen)


Bronze foundation figurine, end of the 3rd millennium B.C.,

Iraq Museum


Panel carved in relief : Assyrian warriors from Khorsabad, end of the 8th B.C.,

Iraq Museum


Gray Islamic tombstone (stolen)


Islamic glasses: cup (IM 11204) and bottle (IM 11223), 13th and 9-10th centuries A.D.

Iraq Museum


Small alabaster vessels, Tell es-Sawwan, 6th millennium B.C. -- Iraq Museum


Gray stone head of female deity, from Hatra (stolen)


Pottery jar decorated "scarlet ware" from Khafaji, beginning of the 3rd millennium B.C.,

Iraq Museum


Jewelry board, Royal Cemetery of Ur, about 2500 B.C.

Iraq Museum


Stone Assyrian relief fragment from Nineveh, about 700 B.C. (stolen)


Islamic manuscript page in Arabic

Iraq Museum


Islamic carved brick architectural decoration (IM A9874) Iraq Museum/Tabbaa


White marble head of Apollo, from Hatra (stolen)


Islamic wooden panel

Iraq Museum


Islamic coins

Iraq Museum


A sumerian white marble mask of female deity, life-size, 21.5cm (stolen)


First Floor of Iraq National Library


Second Floor of Iraq National Library


Debris in back of Iraq National Library


Remains of bookshelves from Iraq National Library


Looted archeological site, Ishin Bahryat,Photo by Micah Garen


Italian Police patrol Umma, Iraq.Photo by Micah Garen


Looters running from helicopter at Isin, Jan. 2004


CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN THE EVENT OF ARMED CONFLICT.

Done at the Hague, on 14 May 1954


George W. Bush, President of the United States


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