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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The latest on Babylon
CONSERVATION: Beleagured Babylon: The battle to save a wonder of the ancient world. The ancient city of Babylon in modern-day Iraq is fighting for its survival, under siege from time, water and the perils of modern civilisation. Jane Arraf hears from the archaeologists trying to preserve it. I found this article in the Independent (HT Archaeologica News). But there is a credit to the New York Times, where it apparently appeared first.