Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Yaqub Agha House, Erbil Citadel

Engraving Detail

Jerwan Aqueduct

Stone Ruins

Mudhafaria Minaret

Minaret elevation

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Terraces and rock cut rooms on the cliff

Church of Sultan Madokh

Interior: Nave from the altar

Citadel of Erbil

Restored House Facades Along Wall Perimeter

Amadiya's Historical Church

Masonry detail, relief carving

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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

Workshop:

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

An international workshop, phase II

Amman, Jordan.
November 2016.