Destruction and pillage
May 16, 2011 — In their new book, Chasing Aphrodite, journalists Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino tell the story of dozens of illicitly acquired antiquities at one of the world's wealthiest museums. The J. Paul Getty Museum of Los Angeles ended up returning 40 looted objects — including the goddess of love.
Dec 9, 2005 — After the American invasion of 2003, Looters took advantage of the Iraqi government's collapse to steal priceless antiquities in the Iraq Museum. The new book Thieves of Baghdad chronicles efforts to recover the stolen art.
May 26, 2005 — The Director of Iraq's Museum of Antiquities talks about the looted treasures of Babylon, and the few that have made their way home.