Reconstruction work on Nineveh Wall in Mosul, Iraq, continuing

NINEVEH, Iraq— Following the Islamic State’s (ISIS) destruction of the historic Nineveh Wall in Mosul during their years-long occupation of the city. The Nineveh Wall is considered one of Iraq’s most important archaeological and civilizational monuments.

The Nineveh Antiquities and Heritage Inspectorate said that the engineering teams of the Nineveh Antiquities and Heritage Directorate under the supervision of archaeologists of the directorate had begun reconstruction efforts.

Media reported that a donor from the city of Mosul provided the funding for 20 meters of the nearly 12-kilometer-long wall which dates back to 6,000 BC.