London photos: Palmyra Arch in Trafalgar Square
A two-thirds scale replica of Palmyra’s ancient Arch of Triumph, which was destroyed by ISIS last year, appeared in Trafalgar Square this morning.
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It’s not the real thing, of course, but still: in your face, violent medieval mindsets. (This replica will tour major cities around the world before it goes home to Palmyra.)
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A closeup, or at least as close as I could get, to the design work, which was replicated by a giant 3D printer:
More on the project at BBC News.