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Libya's ancient heritage sites suffer from neglect

A toga-clad statue that would be a prize museum piece elsewhere lies half buried among cow dung at the ancient Greek city of Cyrene in eastern Libya, where the countrys wealth in antiquities has suffered decades of neglect.
Goats and cows graze among the towering Greek and Roman columns of the ruined city, a UNESCO world heritage site perched on a mountain side with stunning views over verdant plains and the Mediterranean Sea beyond.

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