Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Fallen block carved with lamassu

Maltai Reliefs

Relief IV

Jerwan Aqueduct

Remains of archways

Birkleyn Reliefs

Lower Cave: Under Natural Archway Facing North, Downstream from Relief and Inscriptions

Dara

Entrance to Underground Cistern

The Baptistry of Ain Baydha

Exterior: concial dome of the Baptistry

Gate of the Amadiya Citadel

Citadel Wall and Gate

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Documenting Disappearing History

The ongoing 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 southeastern Turkey, assessing the condition of various monuments 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.