Replicas of Syria's destroyed heritage—a discussion in Rome

By now most have heard of the utter destruction of some of the world's most important cultural treasures across Syria during the years long conflict. An exhibit currently on display in the Colosseum in Rome, of replicas of some of the most famous of these destroyed sites, is intended to spur discussion on the possible role that reconstruction can serve in the cultural healing of that war-torn country.


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By Elisabetta Povoledo

The New York Times

October 6, 2016

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