Summary of the chapters of the book Lost Treasures, documenting the destruction of cultural heritage sites and artworks, the memory of mankind, and its consequences. It also attempts to quantify the loss of humanity's heritage.
Over 5,000 years of creation and destruction, from the ancient civilisations of Egypt and Mesopotamia to the Russian Revolution, the Cultural Revolution in China till our time, with the Buddhas of Bamiyan, Mosul, Nimrud, Hatra, Palmyra.