In North Africa and the Middle East, looters of ancient sites are taking advantage of distracted authorities to nab more historical treasures.
As museums increasingly question the practices of the colonial past, human remains that were once prized collectibles are increasingly an anachronistic embarrassment.
Iran is home to twenty-two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, places that have been designated as important to the history of humankind.
Created in response to the destruction of important cultural sites in the Middle East and Africa, a new foundation is funding projects that preserve humanity’s invaluable ancient monuments. The…