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Bombed out sculptures restored and put on display

Forty statues from Tell Halaf in Syria that were bombed to pieces in a German museum during WWII have been pieced together and put on display in a special exhibition. About 40 resurrected figures โ€” including a pair of lions that once bared their teeth at the entrance of a palace

Piecing together artifacts from museum bombed in WWII

During World War II, the Tell Halaf archaeological museum in Berlin was bombed, smashing ancient artifacts into smithereens. Now, after nine years of work, 60 artifacts have been pieced together from 27,000 fragments found in the ruins of the building. The ancient treasure -- monumental deities from Aramaean civilisation and