Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Gate of the Amadiya Citadel

Relief detail: Solar disc and the snake

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Terraces and rock cut rooms on the cliff

Sanctuary of Shaykh Adi

Detail of Ritual Object

Maltai Reliefs

Relief II

Mausoleum of Shaykh Shams

Tombs

Citadel of Erbil

Restored Houses Along Wall Perimeter

The Baptistry of Ain Baydha

Exterior: concial dome of the Baptistry

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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.