A sculpture from the museum of Iraq
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Iraq 10 years on: Recovering the lost treasures of Iraq

20 March 2013 Last updated at 14:09 GMT

Ben Brown visits the National Museum of Iraq which suffered pillaging, theft and damage during the allied invasion and defeat of Saddam Hussain in 2003

Ten years later work is still underway to recover lost cultural treasures.

The BBC's Ben Brown visited the museum in Baghdad.