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9 October 2013

DGAM New satelite images showing heritage destructions

Acording to Syrian official sources the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) working teams composed of heritage and archaeology experts and engineers and technicians, are currently in the process of preparation of the necessary maps to document the damage to archaeological and heritage sites in Syria. Acording to DGAM the maps includes information on the situations in the museums and historic buildings in Syria. Beside showing heritage sites that has become battlefields, the digital maps show cases of looting and illegal building and irregularities inside several Archaeological locations.

Some of the new maps are available on this link (in Arabic)