Tourism threatens Iraq’s antiquities
Published on May 12th, 2009 | by Admin0
As Iraq prepares for increased tourism, archaeologists are concerned that the restorations of many ancient sites is actually doing more damage than good.
“In Saddam’s time we dealt with officials who had a primary school education. They didn’t even know who Nebuchadnezzar or Hammurabi was,” he said. “Now in some of these provinces we suffer from the same problem.”