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“Cultural Heritage Monitoring and the Syrian Heritage Initiative,” Featuring Dr. Michael Danti

In continuing our discussion on the cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR, known as the Syrian … Read more

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Syrian Heritage Initiative Symposium - Luncheon Presentation [VIDEO]

On November 23rd, the Syrian Heritage Initiative hosted a public Symposium at the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting in … Read more

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Extensive Recent Looting Revealed

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Image of Mari (Tell Hariri) taken March 25, 2014.

The very important ancient site of Mari (Tell Hariri) in Deir … Read more

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The 2014 RAP excavations at Gird-i Dasht showing Islamic fortifications of the early modern era at the mound’s summit.

Kurdistan 2014: Archaeology amid Uncertainty

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By: Michael Danti

War seemed at the doorstep of Kurdistan, but the ASOR-affiliated Rowanduz Archaeological Program (RAP) conducted its second … Read more

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View of the Erbil Citadel. Photo courtesy Michael Danti.

Kurdish Heritage on the Fast Track

By: Michael D. Danti

The Situation Today

Following decades of quiescence, these are exciting times for archaeology in the KRG … Read more

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