We are not like Baghdad!– Shout reported by the AP outside of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo after the army secured the museum against looting. After the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003, thousands of ancient treasures were looted from Baghdad’s museums. (via laphamsquarterly)
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Ten fucking points for UNESCO. Thanks for coming out, y’all. archaeology: There have been wildly varying accounts of who the looters/vandals actually were. Here is one report, from Egyptology News: The German newsaper Der Tagesspiegel (thanks Homer) via Google Translate says that the director of the Egyptian Museum, Wafaa el-Saddik, has told one of their…
Your sins do you confess them? Covering uncovering where it lay. No I keep them. —Anne Carson Men in the Off Hours
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