|Film Description:||H.E. Samir Shakir Mahmoud Sumaida'ie, Ambassador of Iraq, speaks about Iraq's rich and long history and the themes of continuity and change in its culture at the re-opening of the exhibition Iraq's Ancient Past at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.|
The forging of "national character," the nation's self-image, and the importance
of cultural heritage in Iraqi national identity, is considered.
More at http://www.penn.museum/sites/iraq
|Contributor:||H.E. Samir Shakir Mahmoud Sumaida'ie|
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