Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Qyzqapan Tomb

Ionic capital and beams

Ulu Camii

Detail: Inscription on Northern Minaret Facade

Church of Sultan Madokh

Exterior: Inscription in Assyrian, Arabic, & English

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Old chapel

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Inscription in Syriac

Malabadi Bridge

Exterior: Northern Bridge Elevation

Sanctuary of Shaykh Adi

Relief detail on the gate of the main sanctuary

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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.