Monday, 3 August 2009

Mainz and the gold vessel: video

I am grateful to Nathan Elkins for sharing a link to a video on the gold vessel, apparently from Ur, that features on "People and Politics" from dw-world.de

There are some helpful shots showing the scale of looting. Michael Müller-Karpe discusses some of the issues.

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