Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Maltai Reliefs

Relief II

Mausoleum of Shaykh Shams

Inscription Detail

Mor Augin Monastery

Exterior: Southern Courtyard, Western Elevation of Chapel of Saint Mary

Qyzqapan Tomb

Main relief

Church of Sultan Madokh

Interior: Main altar from the nave

Amadiya Citadel

Market place of the Amadiya town

Gate of the Amadiya Citadel

Masonry details: Outer wall

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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.