Mustansiriya Madrasah (Arabic,المدرسة المستنصرية) Baghdad, Iraq. One of the oldest Islamic universities (Madrasah) in the world, it was established in 1227 by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mustansir. Its building, located on the left bank of the Tigris River, survived the Mongol invasion of 1258, and has been restored.
old Kathimayn- Baghdad, Iraq
El peine Taksay
The Sack of the City of Hamanu; from the Palace of Ashurbanipal at Nineveh (Kuyunjikl, Iraq); c. 650 B.C. Limestone; 36 x 24 1/2 (92,7x62,2 cm); Assyrian; Sacking the Elamite city with pickaxes & crowbars to pull apart fortifications; the city is on fire; soldiers who looted the city are carrying it away; Soldiers at bottom are drinking & celebrating in camp while one stands guard. Ancient Mesopotamian
Resultado de imagen para iraq museum
Photo: AFP/Patrick Baz Parts of a beheaded sculture lies among rubble after a mob of looters ransacked and looted Iraq’s largest archaeological museum in Baghdad.http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0414-07.htm