Articles by Enrique Gonzalez-Manet

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The Tragic Fate of the Baghdad Museum
Enrique Gonzalez-Manet - Pravda, 2 May 2011

Only the memory remains of the creations, mostly carvings and sculptures, which were left by the primary creators from the times of the Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians and Hittites, almost 3,000 years BC. This has been one of the consequences of the invasion and conquest of Iraq by the Empire a few years ago. They left nothing of value except the winged lions of granite because they weigh 25 tons each. Pieces that are real jewels of the most remote antiquity have begun to appear in Los Angeles and New York.

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