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Archaeologists Back in Mesopotamia
Recent years have seen the return of French archaeological missions to Iraq. A project launched last spring plans to use innovative cartography techniques to help Iraqis conserve their heritage.
A Historical Treasure Bordering Ancient Mesopotamia
In Iraqi Kurdistan, excavations carried out by a French archaeological mission have revealed an ancient city on the site of Kunara. Towards the end of the 3rd millennium BC, this city stood in the...
The Music of Antiquity
From Egyptian harps to Roman cornua (trumpets), from Mesopotamian songs to Greek hymns, not to mention a wealth of vases, frescoes, statues, and tablets, testifying to the importance of music in...
Babi Yar, 1941: An exceptional account of the massacre of Jews in Kyiv
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
The mysteries of the Cosquer cave
How Many Sexes Are There?
Taming air resistance in marathons
The Legacy of World War I