National Museum of Iraq

Established in 1926, The National Museum of Iraq, also called the Iraq Museum, is located in Baghdad, Iraq. Their collection covers over 5,000 years of Mesopotamian history. The Iraq Museum estimates that some 15,000 items were looted in the chaos of war that followed the toppling of Saddam Hussein with a third to one-half returned or recovered before the museum reopened in 2015.

The National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad

Absence of order. In the ancient Near East, chaos was believed to precede and surround the order of the known world.

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