Tag: Middle East and North Africa

The turbulent life of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq

Mary Shepperson , July 17th, 2018


Launched in 1932 the school has spent almost a century uncovering Iraq’s ancient treasures, including the spectacular Assyrian capital at Nimrud On a dark November day in 1929,…


→The Past and the Curious | The Guardian

The turbulent life of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq

Mary Shepperson , July 17th, 2018


Launched in 1932 the school has spent almost a century uncovering Iraq’s ancient treasures, including the spectacular Assyrian capital at Nimrud On a dark November day in 1929,…


→The past and the curious | The Guardian

On the Iraq border archaeological digs are a minefield – in every sense

Mary Shepperson , November 22nd, 2017


At the ancient site of Charax Spasinou, military activity has left an indelible mark. Should it be viewed as modern damage – or as an important record of…


→The past and the curious | The Guardian

On the Iraq border archaeological digs are a minefield – in every sense

Mary Shepperson , November 22nd, 2017


At the ancient site of Charax Spasinou, military activity has left an indelible mark. Should it be viewed as modern damage – or as an important record of…


→The Past and the Curious | The Guardian