Royal Ontario Museum opens Catastrophe! Ten Years Later: the Looting and Destruction of Iraq’s Past

. June 22, 2013

Royal Ontario Museum presents Catastrophe! Ten Years Later: the Looting and Destruction of Iraq’s Past an exhibition on view June 22, 2013 until January 5, 2014.

Catastrophe! Ten Years Later: the Looting and Destruction of Iraq’s Past. Originally developed by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in 2008, the display looks at the devastation of Iraq’s cultural heritage during, and following, 2003’s Iraq War. Now, marking the tenth anniversary of the looting of Baghdad’s Iraq Museum and the destruction of numerous other sites, the award-winning, internationally touring display has been updated.

Visit www.rom.on.ca for full exhibition details.

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