Letters from Baghdad

A Visit to Babylon

Clip | 51s Video has closed captioning.

Gertrude Bell returns to the archaeological site of Babylon in 1918 to advise High Commissioner Sir Percy Cox on how to preserve antiquities and cease illicit digging of the area. She reminisces about her earlier trip to the site before World War I.

Aired: 12/11/18

Rating: TV-PG

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