Bringing Libya’s past into the twenty-first century
By Tom Westcott.
Heritage professionals discuss the country’s treasures in the National Museum (Photo: Tom Westcott)
Tripoli, 10 February 2013:
With five UNESCO world heritage sites and numerous archaeological remains, Libya has a rich history and . . .
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