So I finished the Gertrude Bell biography and I need some time for the information to sink in. One thing that Ms. Bell will remain known for is establishing the National Museum of Iraq. There are two Iraq museums online and I haven’t figured out what’s what with them yet.
This one, The Virtual Museum of Iraq, has more going on at this point.
The Iraq Museum doesn’t appear to be very populated yet.
Here’s an eyewitness account of the looting of the museum during the US invasion.