Archaeology shock: Brutal ‘hardline’ reality for researchers in Middle East laid bare

ARCHAEOLOGY in the Middle East has proved difficult for researchers, with one archaeologist revealing to Express.co.uk the often unparalleled obstacles in his quest to discover ancient treasures.

Until achieving independence, many countries in the Middle East were unable to excavate and locate their histories. When emancipation came, along with the return of plundered antiquities from Western nations, the Middle East was able to reclaim its identity. Yet, with independence, sham elections, despot leaders and near-totalitarian regimes, archaeology in the Middle East has been disturbed by political unrest.

This adds to several nations which, in pursuit of cementing their own...
source: Express

2020-08-11 00:20
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