Assyrian Civilization

Scenes From Palmyra Indicate ISIS Slowed Assault on Treasures

A day after Syrian troops recaptured the city, television footage showed “severe” damage to ancient sculptures. But there was hope that many works could be reconstructed.

Using Lasers to Preserve Antiquities Threatened by ISIS

Cultural organizations are scrambling to use digital technology in conflict zones to create 3-D records of heritage sites for future generations.