National Museum of New York
By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
The neglected National Museum of Iraq stands as a symbol of the slender thread of heritage by which the very notion of a reunified country partly hangs.
Compiled by ANDREW R. CHOW
In response to the destruction of ancient artifacts by militants in northern Iraq, the museum has officially reopened for the first time in 12 years.
By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
Mr. Hikmat created many of Baghdad’s most famous landmarks and led the effort to recover works of art looted from the National Museum of Iraq.
By STEVEN LEE MYERS
Archaeologists and preservationists are turning to ancient sites in Iraq to combat any further deterioration.
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By STEVEN LEE MYERS
Iraq announced the return of hundreds of antiquities that had ended up in the United States, although 632 pieces repatriated last year were now unaccounted for.
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With many halls closed and many pieces still missing, the opening reflects how far Iraq’s recovery has to go.
By RIYADH MOHAMMED; Compiled by DAVE ITZKOFF
American and Iraqi officials began a two-year, $14 million plan on Monday to help preserve Iraq's cultural heritage, which includes a frieze with an Assyrian king, left. The State Department grant will create a conservation and historic preservation...
By CARA BUCKLEY
Four years after being stripped by looters, the vast halls of the Baghdad Museum remain dark and deserted.
By RANDY KENNEDY; Compiled by Lawrence Van Gelder
Donny George, who directed the National Museum in Baghdad and became a vocal advocate for protecting Iraqi antiquities before leaving his post recently and fleeing to Syria, has been hired as a visiting professor at Stony Brook University on Long...
In this excellent article ''The Ghost in the Baghdad Museum'' [April 2], Roger Cohen describes the uncontrolled looting of the National Museum in the chaos of the American invasion of Iraq. Since this brings up the responsibility of the invading...
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American Museum of the Moving Image
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