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Armita Raafat

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006_20jan10
Hope and Inspiration from Ruins   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Armita Raafat at Threewalls January 15th, 2010 - February 13th, 2010
Posted 1/25/10
        America is 233 years old. America will turn 234 on July 4, 2010. By contrast, the war in Iraq has resulted in the destruction of thousands of historical and archaeological treasures, many which date back as far as 6,000 years. One such example is the  the ziggurat (the first building structures of the Sumerians) at Ur, built in 2100 B.C., which was damaged during  the first Gulf War. Other ancient treasures that took a hit include a thousand-year-old bridge in Baghdad, a 10th... [more]