International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Britain’s Search of Historical Artifacts and Their Smuggling in Nineveh and Babylon
Sungur Doğançay

The British Empire found out the historical importance of Nineveh and Babilonia in Iraq. It took an action to bring under control these cities virtually. After this, its second aim was to remove the historical artifacts discovered from these cities. It charged its agents so that they could research in these are as. As a result of these agents’ researches, they uncovered some valuable artifacts existing there. They continued to do research throuhgout the 19th. Century. Following the searches they succeeded to remove the historical and valuable artifacts from Iraq to the Homeland.

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