Category Archives: Cradle of Civilization

Syria Aleppo Before Civil War

  Aleppo has sustained terrible damage during the current war in Syria. The scud missiles, intensive indiscriminate bombardment by the Syrian army of Assad including bombing with barrel bombs has almost annihilated the Old city and vast residential areas. The … Continue reading

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The pottery of ancient Tell Halaf, in Syria, and my ceramics

The love affair between me and the ancient pottery of Tell Halaf started when a friend of mine, a fellow potter and a university lecturer lent me some of his books about ancient Mesopotamia and the history of archaeological   excavations there. … Continue reading

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