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Preserving Iraq's Battered Heritage

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Science  04 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5885, pp. 28-30
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5885.28

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Archaeologists have feared for Iraq's unique archaeological treasures since war began 5 years ago. Now, despite continued unrest, a team returning from southern Iraq bears surprisingly good news.