Cultural Heritage Loss in Syria and Iraq, talk by Katharyn Hanson

Destruction of Syria and Iraq’s historical sites by ISIS has prompted an outpouring of international concern. In this video clip, Katharyn Hanson, Visiting Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Cultural Heritage Center, discusses the destruction of a Assyrian lamassu, a massive winged bull, dating to the eighth century B.C. To watch the complete presentation, go to AAAS MemberCentral:

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