Merry Wanderer of the Night [2016-01-03

  • Iraq: Archaeologists help protect ancient sites in north Iraq

  • Near East: Treasure hunters damage late Roman mosaics

  • Central Asia: Copper mining threatens Afghanistan's Mes Aynak

  • Heritage: Egyptian antiquities remain at risk

  • Heritage: Nicaragua canal developers collect 15,000 artefacts along route

  • Near East: Bronze Age Anatolian site planted with tobacco

  • Italy: Pompeii wall collapses amid heavy rain

  • Heritage: Mummies found floating in Minya irrigation canal

  • East Asia: Huashan Mountain rock painting submitted for World Heritage listing in 2016

  • Heritage: Egypt's sphinx threatened by subterranean water

  • Heritage: Menkaure Pyramid opened to public

  • Heritage: Earls of Elgin: Serial looters of Athens and Beijing