The ancient slabs were found during the excavation of the Mashki Gate, partially destroyed by Islamic State militants in 2016.
ISIS Video Shows Devastating Destruction of Ancient Assyria’s Capital
They were removing “signs of idolatry.” That’s what an ISIS fighter said in a video published online Saturday.
What ISIS Destroys, Why, and Why We Must Document It
The destruction at the Mosul Museum raises questions about why certain items were destroyed, while others were spared.
ISIS Destroys Mosul Museum Collection and Ancient Assyrian Statues [UPDATED]
A video released on Thursday by ISIS shows members of the terrorist organization destroying ancient Assyrian artifacts at the Mosul Museum and the nearby Nineveh archaeological site.
Cultural Destruction by Islamic State Continues with No End in Sight
Since our last report in early July, the destruction by the Islamic State has not stopped.
ISIS Destroys Historic Sites in Iraq and Syria
The militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been destroying the artistic and religious heritage of Iraq and Syria as they continue to impose their fundamentalist Sunni doctrine on the lands they’ve occupied.