Destruction Of Cultural Heritage Since Antiquity: A Shocking Review

The destruction of cultural heritage, unlike the inevitable actions of nature and time, is intentional. It is not a recent phenomenon, and has been going on for millennia. What happened?

Aug 16, 2020By Guillaume Deprez
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By Guillaume DeprezGuillaume Deprez is a contributing writer and art historian, graduate of the Louvre School. Wondering why statues and monuments were destroyed and how many ancient artworks survive, he searched for a book answering that question. As the saying goes, when you want to read a book that has not been written, then you must write it. The result is Lost Treasures, the destruction of works of cultural heritage by intolerance and greed. An accessible and engaging book, a journey of discovery throughout the rise and fall of civilizations.