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Month – March 2015

Museum Director: Those Statues Destroyed by ISIS Were Fakes

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The head of Baghdad’s museum told a German broadcaster that those religious artifacts destroyed by ISIS last month in Mosul were copies of the original. The head of the Institute of Archeology at University College in London agrees, saying, “The reason they crumble so easily is that they’re made of plaster. You can see iron bars inside.” But one official believes some real items were also destroyed.

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