Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Mudhafaria Minaret

Architectural decoration with plain bricks and glazed tiles

Amadiya's Historical Church

Facade of the church

Qyzqapan Tomb

Moon god

House B 13, Erbil Citadel

Ornamentation Above Doorway

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Stela of the king Sennacherib

Amadiya's Historical Church

Masonry detail, relief carving

Church of Sultan Madokh

Exterior: Inscription in Assyrian, Arabic, & English

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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.