Saturday, April 23, 2016

(Bad) news about the Palmyra Museum

PALMYRA WATCH: GRIM NEW DETAILS OF IS DESTRUCTION IN SYRIA'S PALMYRA MUSEUM (ZEINA KARAM, AP). But a small piece of good news is that the Lion of Allat statue appears to be reconstructable.

Background on Palmyra is here, here, and here, with many links.