Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Rashid Agha Saray, Erbil Citadel

Interior: Painted Decoration, Iron-Grilled Windows

Maltai Reliefs

Relief II

Citadel of Erbil

Restored House Facades Along Wall Perimeter

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Old chapel

Church of Sultan Madokh

Exterior: Inscription in Assyrian, Arabic, & English

Citadel of Erbil

House Facades Along Wall Perimeter

Amadiya Citadel

Amadiya Citadel from the South

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Documenting Disappearing History

The on-going Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments project at Columbia University surveys the extraordinarily rich landscape of monuments and historical architecture in this region.

Current Focus

Our team is currently involved in fieldwork in Iraq and in South Eastern Turkey with the aim of assessing the condition of monuments on site, and providing detailed digital records for future research and preservation projects.

Events

Future of the Past: Addressing the Cultural Heritage Crises in Iraq and Syria

An international workshop, phase III

Amman, Jordan.
February 2018.