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News 2015: (UK) The Guardian article: "British Museum Will Train Iraqis in Rescue Archaeology" (by Maev Kennedy, 28 Oct 2015)

Contributed by admin on Nov 02, 2015

"The British Museum is to establish a pilot programme with heritage professionals in Iraq to train local museum curators, conservation technicians and archaeologists in heritage protection. ..."

In the future, the project, for which the museum has won a £3m government grant, may be able to help tackle disasters such as the recent destruction of ancient monuments in Palmyra, Syria. ..."

Visit The Guardian website to read the full article.