As ISIS Destroys Artifacts, Could Some Antiquities Have Been Saved?

08 Sep 2015 7:47 AM | Anonymous

As ISIS Destroys Artifacts, Could Some Antiquities Have Been Saved?

September 05

The so-called Islamic State continues to wreak a human toll in the Middle East. And in addition to that suffering, the militant organization continues its assault on Syria's cultural heritage.

This week, militants blew up three tombs in the ancient city of Palmyra, and reduced the Greco-Roman Temple of Bel to rubble. 

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/09/05/437616132/as-isis-destroys-artifacts-could-some-antiquities-have-been-saved