Iraq Museum Still Feels Loss of 2003 Looting Not long after the war on Iraq started, the National Museum of Iraq was looted. More than 15,000 artifacts disappeared. Dr. Donny George, a former director of the museum, says nearly half the items taken have been retrieved, but many have not come back to the museum.
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Iraq Museum Still Feels Loss of 2003 Looting

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Iraq Museum Still Feels Loss of 2003 Looting

Iraq Museum Still Feels Loss of 2003 Looting

Iraq Museum Still Feels Loss of 2003 Looting

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Not long after the war on Iraq started, the National Museum of Iraq was looted. More than 15,000 artifacts disappeared. Dr. Donny George, a former director of the museum, tells Jacki Lyden that nearly half the items taken have been retrieved, but many have not come back to the museum.