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  1. Looting Iraq: Past and Present

  2. Museum Director inspects the damage April 12, 2003

  3. Museum worker, April 12, 2003

  4. 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.

  5. 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) ?

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

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

  8. Card Catalogue, Iraq National Museum

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

  10. U.S Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld

  11. Copper head of Goddess of Victory (stolen)

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

  13. Sumerian Plate inlaid with shell (stolen)

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

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

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

  17. Sumerian alabaster statue from Ur, about 2400 B.C., Iraq Museum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  25. Gray Islamic tombstone (stolen)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  32. Islamic manuscript page in Arabic Iraq Museum

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

  34. White marble head of Apollo, from Hatra (stolen)

  35. Islamic wooden panel Iraq Museum

  36. Islamic coins Iraq Museum

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

  38. First Floor of Iraq National Library

  39. Second Floor of Iraq National Library

  40. Debris in back of Iraq National Library

  41. Remains of bookshelves from Iraq National Library

  42. Looted archeological site, Ishin Bahryat,Photo by Micah Garen

  43. Italian Police patrol Umma, Iraq.Photo by Micah Garen

  44. Looters running from helicopter at Isin, Jan. 2004

  45. CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN THE EVENT OF ARMED CONFLICT. Done at the Hague, on 14 May 1954

  46. George W. Bush, President of the United States