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Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

“The excavations [of Dura Europos] done by the Yale team in the early part of the twentieth century likely saved these priceless pieces of religious and cultural history from the merciless destruction of the Islamic State. But they did so at a price—removing these pieces from their homeland and rehoming them in the basement of a Western university.”

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Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

“The excavations [of Dura Europos] done by the Yale team in the early part of the twentieth century likely saved these priceless pieces of religious and cultural history from the merciless destruction of the Islamic State. But they did so at a price—removing these pieces from their homeland and rehoming them in the basement of a Western university.”

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