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An exterior shot of Nineveh in May 2008

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The Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced in March that ISIS had bulldozed the ruins

A statue of the goddess Shamiya, or Shahiro, at Hatra in 2009

Archaelogical site of Nimrud before destruction. UNESCO

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The fortress spans at least four millennia, from the days of Alexander the Great,

An ancient relief lies shattered in the Northwest Palace at the nearly 3,000-year-

In this July 27, 2005 file photo, the face of a woman stares down

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Journalists walk at the damaged ancient site of Nimrud, which was destroyed by the Islamic

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Destruction of Middle East's heritage is 'cultural genocide' The site of Nimrud ...

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Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient city

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A picture shows on March 31, 2016 the remains of Arch of Triumph, also

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Islamic State militants have destroyed remains of the 2,000-year-old city of Hatra, a well preserved complex of temples south of Mosul.

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More than just material damage. Destruction caused by ISIS at the archaeological site of Nimrud, 30km south of Mosul in Nineveh province. (AFP)

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... Nimrud's destroyed buildings. An Iraqi Army general stands near a stone slab depicting a winged genie at the entrance

Destroyed ruins at the ancient archaeological site in Palmyra, Syria, on Sunday, August

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Standing Buddhas of Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan (prior to destruction)

The Crusader castle from the 11th century survived centuries of battles and natural disasters, becoming

Jounalists walk near the remains of the Monumental Arch in the historic Syrian city of Palmyra in April last year. Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

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Outcry over Isis destruction of ancient Assyrian site of Nimrud | World news | The Guardian

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The taller Buddha of Bamiyan (Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan), destroyed on 2 March 2001 by the Taliban

Iraq's Nimrud before it was destroyed by Isis - video | World news | The Guardian

Iraq archaeologist Layla Salih, left, confers with UNESCO's representative in Iraq Louse Haxthausen, right, at the ancient site of Nimrud, Iraq, ...

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Detail of a glazed terracotta tile from Nimrud, Iraq. The Assyrian king, below a parasol, is surrounded by guards and attendants. 875-850 BC.

ISIS released a propaganda video showing its fighters destroying Iraq's ancient Assyrian

In an image released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on March 27, 2016 the statue is seen with its head and arm missing amid extensive destruction.

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British archaeologist Max Mallowan and his wife, crime writer Agatha Christie, worked at Nimrud in the 1950s.

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Bas-relief panels from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II are seen in Nimrud in 2009

Palmyra's Monumental Arch in 2010. Sandra Auger/Reuters

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A video posted to a militant website Friday night purportedly shows Islamic State extremists destroying Iraq's ancient city of Hatra with sledgehammers and ...

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The giant winged bulls that once stood sentry at the nearly 3,000-year-old palace at Nimrud have been hacked to pieces. The fantastical human-headed ...

An ancient statue at the archaeological site of Nimrud

The remains of a large stone figure of a lamassu, an Assyrian winged bull deity

A picture taken on November 15, 2016, shows destruction caused by the Islamic State

At the ruins of #Nimrud south of #Mosul today. Just recaptured from #IS but the wanton destruction is irreparablepic.twitter.com/yGtUZUqkn1

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The site of one of the Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.

A soldier stands guard by the ruins of the archaeological site of Nimrud, about 30km

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The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS) published pictures of jihadists destroying ancient statues in Palmyra, Syria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Palmyra's Arc of Triumph, in a picture taken on March 2014, and on March 31, 2016

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A mobile phone shows Nimrud as it was, in front of Nimrud as it is

A still from the Isis video posted on YouTube shows a militant attacking an artefact with

This picture released on late Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, by an Islamic