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How Antiquities Have Been Weaponized in the Struggle to Preserve Culture

Surveying the reporting on Syrian antiquities over the last six years reveals a parade of errors, but it is noteworthy that most, if not all, of the errors cut in the same way: to inflate the threat ISIS poses to cultural heritage while ignoring the threat posed by other armed groups. The post How Antiquities Have Been Weaponized in the Struggle to Preserve Culture appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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