Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Sanctuary of Shaykh Adi

The concial domes of the sanctuary

Jerwan Aqueduct

Landscape, Sunset

Mudhafaria Minaret

Architectural decoration with plain bricks and glazed tiles

Gate of the Amadiya Citadel

Parthian rock relief nearby the Badinan Gate

Gunduk Cave and Reliefs

Exterior: Mar Audishio Monastery, Looking Southwest from Cave

Amadiya's Historical Church

Masonry detail, relief carving

Sanctuary of Shaykh Adi

Entrance of the 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.