An Assault on History: Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS

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A presentation: An Assault on History: Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS, will be given at the Hagaman Memorial Library at 227 Main Street in East Haven CT,  April 7th at 7 p.m. by Prof. Eckart Frahm, Professor of Assyriology at Yale University. The presentation concerns the destruction of heritage sites and antiquities.

Prof. Frahm is the author of five books. In 2001 he served as epigraphist in the german excavations at Assur (Iraq). He is currently working on a Companion to Assyria as well as on a project to publish Mesopotamian commentaries both in book form and online.  Please call 203-468-3890 to register for this program.

The presentation is free and open to the public.