Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Jerwan Aqueduct

Landscape, Sunset

Mudhafaria Minaret

Brick decoration

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Gomel River

Yaqub Agha House, Erbil Citadel

Engraving Detail

Qyzqapan Tomb

Relief and the entrance of the tomb

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Fallen block carved with Assyrian reliefs

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Relief detail on the fallen block; divine figures

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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.