I thought about it, but I refuse to provide the link to the recent destruction of cultural artifacts in Nimrud, Iraq – it is beyond disgusting. You can Google it. If you thought for one moment that the concerns of groups like CyArk are not well founded then the latest actions by the terrorists in the Middle East should put that myth to rest.
On a more positive note is the work being done in Syria by a number of organizations including the Smithsonian and Dr. Lori Collins at the University of South Florida to capture and preserve the history of that region.
The first item is an incredibly sad commentary on the world in which we are living.