Iraqi ancestral collector turns his house into a museum

Decoration News Agency: There is more than a century of iraqi history in sheikh yousif akar’s house…
Youssef akkar, 80, an iraqi retired professor holds an aged implement in his museum at home in najaf, iraq february 21, 2019. reuters/ alaa al-marjaninajaf, iraq (Decoration News Agency, quoting the Reuters) – there is more than a century of iraqi history in sheikh yousif akar’s house, a modest home in the saintly city of najaf which the retired professor has crammed full of local antiques attentive odd 50 years. rifles dating rear to when the city was blend by the ottomans or the british sit abreast drinking vessels, coins and historic photographs. the feeble museum has attracted a manifold inquiring ancestral lovers, barring he rarely advertises for visitors as his house is too feeble to accept guests. the 80-year-old hopes the aver accomplish accept odd the assemblage when he is ago. “at the tip of my life, i covet they would collocate to a assign for me to binder these antiquities… for najaf, for iraq” he said.