Louvre Storage Facilities to Preserve Syrian and Iraqi Artifacts

November 2nd, 2016

francois-hollande-at-storage-facility-via-the-guardianThe Louvre’s new storage facilities in the northern French city of Liévin will host works salvaged from war-torn regions in Syria and Iraq.  “In Abu Dhabi the international community will decide to protect, to promote and even to finance the restoration of a certain number of works,” president François Hollande said in a statement.  “And we are going to suggest that the Liévin conservation site is where such works can be protected.”

Read more at The Guardian