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Treasure rises from Berlin's ruins

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#1 The_Historian



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Posted 04 August 2010 - 02:00 PM

"BERLIN — When an incendiary bomb hit in World War II, Berlin's Tell Halaf archaeological museum went up in flames and its 3,000-year-old statues were smashed to smithereens.
It has taken nine years of piecemeal work, but 60 artifacts have now risen again, phoenix-like, from 27,000 fragments of stone found in the ruins.
The ancient treasure -- monumental deities from Aramaean civilisation and relief slabs depicting hunting scenes -- will soon be back on public display."
AFP: Ancient treasure rises from Berlin rubble



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