Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Rashid Agha Saray, Erbil Citadel

Exterior: Courtyard, Fountain

Zakho Bridge

Delal Bridge from the west

Maltai Reliefs

Relief II

Gate of the Amadiya Citadel

Relief detail: Solar disc and the snake

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Gomel River

Citadel of Erbil

House Facades Along Wall Perimeter

Yaqub Agha House, Erbil Citadel

Engraving Detail

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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.