Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments

Amadiya's Historical Church

Facade of the church

Malabadi Bridge

Exterior: Northern Bridge Elevation

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Relief detail on the fallen block; divine figures

The Monastery of Rabban Hormizd

Rising walls of the monastery from the cliff

Mausoleum of Shaykh Shams

Tombs

Mudhafaria Minaret

Brick decoration

Khinnis Rock Reliefs

Gomel River

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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.