Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani

ABC News | 1/21/2019 | Staff (Posted by) Level 4
Iraq is mourning the loss of a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild her country's leading museum in the aftermath of the U.S. invasion in 2003.

Lamia al-Gailani, who died on Friday at the age of 80, was one of Iraq's first women to excavate the country's rich archaeological heritage.

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Friends, colleagues, and cultural officials gathered at Baghdad's National Museum on Monday to pay their...
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