UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS
Lori Hinnant (2016). UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS. The Republic. 14 December.
|Title||UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS|
|Publication Date||14th Dec 2016|
|Region||West and Central Asia|
|Art type||Antiquities, Architecture|
|Comments||UNESCO representatives visited Nimrud following the departure of the Islamic State from the area since they took over the ancient city in 2014. A local archaeologist claims there may still be artifacts buried (intact) beneath the rubble which is why the area still needs protection.|