Category Archives: UNESCO

Further damage to Syria’s cultural heritage: Illegal excavations at Ibla and more International efforts to safeguard Syria’s Heritage

Damage to the site of Ibla in Syria (Tell Mardikh, near Idlib) caused by illegal excavations and vandalization of the site carried out by locals, fighters and agents of organized trafficking in antiquities. The article on the subject and images were published … Continue reading

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Damage to Syria’s cultural heritage (lists and maps); belated rescue attempts

In this post I shall concentrate on providing what I have collected of maps, statistics, graphs, information and links to sites recording damage to Syria’s heritage. I shall also refer to   International conferences held in order to assess the … Continue reading

Posted in Aleppo, Alisar Iram: articles and notes, Directorate General of Syrian Museums and Antiquities, Lists of conferences to save Syria's antiquities, NGOS, Statistics and lists of cultural damage in Syria, Syria, Syria's cultural heritage, Syrian Archaeology and antiquities, Syrian Heritage, UNESCO, World Heritage Site | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments