Tag Archives: Ibla

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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Ibla in danger: more damage, illegal excavations and vandalization of the site

My sources for the following report are the the Syrian General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums (DGAMS) and Le patrimoine archéologique syrien en danger الآثار السورية في خطر Both sources list and record the damage caused to the site by new … Continue reading

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