Several episodes in the history of Iraq have confirmed the place of archaeology in the nation's cultural and political discourse. This paper retraces the history of the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad and underlines the importance of archaeology in the formation of Iraq state, before introducing some of the more recent projects carried out for the riqualification of this important museum.

The Birth, Fall and Renaissance of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad: Politics and Propaganda vs. Archaeology and Enhancement in Modern Iraq

Carlo Lippolis
2021

Abstract

Several episodes in the history of Iraq have confirmed the place of archaeology in the nation's cultural and political discourse. This paper retraces the history of the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad and underlines the importance of archaeology in the formation of Iraq state, before introducing some of the more recent projects carried out for the riqualification of this important museum.
Statues also Die. Destruction and Preservation in Ancient and Modern Times
Torino
28-29 Maggio 2018
Statues also Die. Destruction and Preservation in Ancient and Modern Times
Franco Cosimo Panini
166
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978-88-570-1686-3
https://formazioneericerca.museoegizio.it/pubblicazioni/statues-also-die/
Iraq Museum, Cultural Heritage, Archaeology
Carlo Lippolis
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