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Ten Millennia of Culture Pilfered Amid Baghdad Chaos

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Science  18 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5618, pp. 402-403
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5618.402

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Scholars are calling last week's looting of Baghdad's Iraq Museum, the chief repository for all archaeological research in the country since 1933, the most severe single blow to cultural heritage in modern history.