THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE

Lost Treasures From Iraq

The Oriental Institute's Iraq Museum Project in the Press

a selection of articles about the project as well as radio interviews with project members, to be updated periodically


April 19, 2004

•  NPR (National Public Radio)
   - All Things Considered: Volunteers Aid in Recovering Iraqi Artifacts (interviews with Clemens Reichel and Karen Terras, by Matthew Hackworth)
      http://www.npr.org/rundowns/segment.php?wfId=1842826


March 17, 2004

•  SWR2 (Südwestrundfunk 2)
   - Kultur Heute: Geraubte Vergangenheit: Das Geschäft mit geplünderten Kulturgütern
      
(report + interviews with Margarete van Ess (German Archaeological Institute) and Clemens Reichel, by Sonja Striegl)
     
     http://www.swr.de/swr2/sendungen/wissen-aula/archiv/2004/03/17/index.html
     
     (also available as a manuskript: http://db.swr.de/upload/manuskriptdienst/wissen/wi20040316_2449.rtf)


January 6, 2004

•  New York Times
   - Eyes on Mesopotamian Glory
     
By Stephen Kinzer
      http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/06/arts/design/06ORIE.html?ex=1082606400&en=1776494a0cd3ee9e&ei=5070


July 10, 2003

•  CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Center) World News
   - The Current: Iraqi Artifacts (interviews with Clemens Reichel; host: Laura Lynn)
      http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/2003/200307/20030710.html


June 26, 2003

•  Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich, Switzerland)
   
Entwarnung ist fehl am Platz  (interview with Clemens Reichel)
      By Hans-Peter von Däniken
    http://www.tages-anzeiger.ch/dyn/news/vermischtes/288430.html


June 11, 2003

• Chicago Sun Times

   U. of C. experts decry looting of Iraqi sites
    By Dave Newbart  
    http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030611.looting-st.html


May 16, 2003

• Chicago Tribune
   Experts revise scope of theft from museum
   By Tom Hundley
   http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030516.gibson-txt.html


April 29, 2003


• National Geographic News

   Hunt for Stolen Iraqi Antiquities Moves to Cyberspace
    by Brian Handwerk
   http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/04/0429_030429_iraqlooting.html
   http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030429.oi-ng.html


  April 28, 2003

• Wired News
   Looted Iraqi Art Displayed Online
   By Ryan Singel
   http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,58640,00.html
   http://www.wired.com/news/infostructure/0,1377,58640,00.html


April 27, 2003

• St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  Antiquities experts post online Treasures of Baghdad Museum
  By Robert W. Duffy
  reposted at: http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/5783500.htm


April 19, 2003

• Chicago Sun Times
 
   Scholars here make Catalog of Sacked Museum
   By Dave Newbart
   reposted at: http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030419.scholars.html


April 18, 2003

• New York Daily News
   Job for Indiana Jones & G-men
   By Helen Kennedy
   http://www.nydailynews.com/news/story/76518p-70653c.html


April 17, 2003

• Detroit Free Press
   Baghdad Treasures: Museum raid looks planned

   By Matthew Schofield and Nancy A Youssef  
   http://www.freep.com/news/nw/iraq/loot17_20030417.htm

• St. Petersburg Times
   Iraq Museum looting may have been planned
   Compiled from Times wires
   http://www.sptimes.com/2003/04/17/Worldandnation/Museum_looting_may_ha.shtml

• Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich, Switzerland)
   Ein Verlust von unermesslichem Wert (interview with Clemens Reichel)
   By Hans-Peter von Däniken  
   http://www.tages-anzeiger.ch/dyn/news/vermischtes/288431.html

• Southern California Public Radio
   - Talk of the City: The Black Market for Antiquities (interview with Clemens Reichel;host: Kitty Felde)
      http://www.scpr.org/programming/talkofthecity/listings/2003/04/totc_20030414.shtml


April 16, 2003

•  Post Gazette

    Museums try to keep stolen Iraq antiquities off market
    By Caroline Abels, Post-Gazette Cultural Arts Writer
    http://www.post-gazette.com/World/20030416museum0416p3.asp


April 15, 2003

•  CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Center) World News
   - The Current: Iraqi Artifacts (interviews with T. Cuyler Young [University of Toronto], and Clemens Reichel; host: Anna Maria Tremonti)
      http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/2003/200304/20030415.html


March 31, 2003

• Southern California Public Radio
   - Air Talk: War in Mesopotamia (interview with Clemens Reichel; host: Larry Mantle)
     http://www.scpr.org/programming/airtalk/listings/2003/03/airtalk_20030331.shtml

   - Talk of the City: The Ancient History of Iraq (interview with McGuire Gibson; host: Kitty Felde)
      http://www.scpr.org/programming/talkofthecity/listings/2003/03/totc_20030331.shtml


March 20, 2003
    
•  Newsday.com
    Archeologists fear for Iraqi Sites--Scholars urge that Antiquities be protected during War
     By Robert Cooke
    reposted at: http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030320.gibson.html


March 10, 2003

•  Chicago Tribune
   Casualty count could include Iraq Antiquities
   By Bill Glauber
   reposted at: http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030310.gibson-ct.html

March 1, 2003

•  CNN
   Experts fear for Iraq's archaeological treasure
    By Alphonso Van Marsh
   reposted at: http://www-news.uchicago.edu/citations/03/030301.iraq.html



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