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13223Donny George Obituary, NYT

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  • Charles E. Jones
    Mar 14, 2011
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      Donny George, Protector of Iraq’s Ancient Riches, Dies at 60
      By DOUGLAS MARTIN
      Published: March 14, 2011

      Donny George, an esteemed Iraqi archaeologist who tried to stop the looters ransacking the Iraq National Museum after the invasion of 2003, then led in recovering thousands of stolen artifacts in the ensuing years, died on Friday in Toronto. He was 60.

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      http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/15/world/middleeast/15george.html

      -Chuck Jones-
      ISAW - NYU