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Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria
In the context of ongoing destruction and looting of cultural heritage in the Middle East, an event titled “Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria” was held by the U.S. Department of State and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
The U.S. Department of State is committed to protecting and preserving the world's cultural heritage.
An interagency agreement with the US National Park Service (NPS) enabled the production of architectural drawings of two renowned 12th century AD towers in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
The iconic Lao Temple of the Golden City in Luang Prabang is a place unlike any other. Learn more about our work to preserve and protect cultural heritage around the globe.
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.
Artifacts stolen by Daesh terrorists have been turned over to Iraqi experts. “The list of Daesh’s atrocities and crimes is long, and includes theft and smuggling of Iraqi heritage and culture,” said U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones, emphasizing “Daesh is stealing your antiquities.”
Daesh is looting and destroying your cultural heritage.
Daesh is looting and destroying your cultural heritage. Secretary of State John Kerry calls the terrorist group’s attacks on precious and irreplaceable artifacts tragic and outrageous.
Red Lists of Antiquities at Risk are compact, illustrated booklets designed for customs officials, police officers, museums, art dealers, and collectors, to help them recognize the general types of archaeological, ethnographic, and ecclesiastical objects that have been looted from cultural sites, stolen from museums and churches, and illicitly trafficked.
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.”