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pages updated January 11, 2017


January 7, 2017 -- The Daily Mail publishes images of Nimrud taken by Agatha Christie during her days documenting the work of her husband, Max Mallowan; the article also chronicles recent events at the site.


December 14, 2016 -- UNESCO sends a mission to Nimrud to assess the damage.

December 13, 2016 -- The American Society of Oriental Research (ASOR) has published photos by Iraqi archaeologist, Layla Salih, of the destroyed site of Nimrud in The Ancient Near East Today vol. IV, #12.

December 11, 2016 -- NBC News reports live from the ruins of the Northwest Palace showing the scale and scope of the recent destruction.

November 25, 2016 -- The UNESCO Director-General welcomes the liberation of Nimrud and renews the call for the protection of heritage in Iraq.

November 24, 2016 -- The Guardian newspaper covers Iraqi scholars and heritage custodians returning to the ruins of Nimrud.

July 21, 2016 -- The New York Daily News endorses and becomes the media sponsor of Nimrud Rising.

January 22-23, 2016 -- Nimrud Rising particpates in an important event for anyone concerned about the loss of cultural heritage: The Future of the Past: Digitizing Cultural Property in an Era of Destruction held at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.


August 29, 2015 -- Nimrud Rising holds its debut public virtual reality experience during the 150th anniversary of the Park-McCullough House, North Bennington VT.

July 21, 2015 -- The Cultural Capital Group endorses the work of Nimrud Rising.

March 2015 -- Peter Herdrich blogs about Nimrud Rising and the destruction of the Northwest Palace at Nimrud on the Ancient Near East Today portion of the American Schools of Oriental Research Website.