From the ancient cities of Babylon and Palmyra to the tourist mecca of Venice, historical cities are endangered.
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Invasion, reconstruction, and trafficking all threaten this biblical site—but even today, Iraqis regularly visit.
One of the most archaeologically rich places in the world, Turkey’s urban development has left many sites exposed.
Militants have devastated cultural sites in Syria, and murdered the beloved head of antiquities at Palmyra.
Terrorists overran Palmyra twice despite international cries for protection, sowing irreversible destruction.
Can the physical remains of Jewish life in the Middle East be saved before they disappear entirely?
As this cultural capital sinks and sea levels rise, preservationists race against time.
What do we gain when works come from a well-documented excavation?
Where do objects in museums come from? Explore the tension between collectors and the preservation of history.