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Iraq Cultural Heritage Initiatives

Learn more about cultural heritage initiatives related to Iraq.

Iraq Cultural Heritage Project

Iraq Cultural Heritage Project

This multi-tiered project was developed by ECA's Cultural Heritage Center in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the Iraq State Board of Antiquities and Heritage.

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 Future of Babylon Project

Future of Babylon Project

The U.S. Department of State is assisting with management planning, preservation, and educational development at the ancient site of Babylon, home to the “Tower of Babel” and Nebuchadnezzar’s wondrous “Hanging Gardens.”

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 The Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage

The Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage

The Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage (IICAH) is a state-of-the-art educational facility in Erbil, where international experts are training Iraq’s museum and heritage professionals in the preservation of their national treasures. Th

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