Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Qubahan Medrese

Exterior: Archeological Site

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Fallen block carved with lamassu

Rashid Agha Saray, Erbil Citadel

Interior: Ornamentation Detail

Yaqub Agha House, Erbil Citadel

Engraving Detail

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Rising walls of the monastery from the cliff

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Inscription in Syriac

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Gomel River

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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.