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Idlib – The Limestone Massif: Syrian aircraft drop barrel bombs on the site of Shanshara

  Idlib – The Limestone Massif: Report on the site of Shanshara The village of Shemshara (or Khirbet Hass), located in the Jebel ez-Zawiya region at a distance of 2 km from the village of Rebiaa and 5 km from Kefernebel, is one of many Roman-Byzantine villages marked by its ...

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Idlib – Dead Cities in Northern Syria: destruction of the Byzantine monuments at Babisqa

The Byzantine-era site of Babisqa is spread throughout a modern village on the northeastern edge of Jebel Barisha . The site contains the remains of several villas and churches, some of which are quite well-preserved. One of the most intricately carved stone doorways of the Byzantine ruins in the limestone ...

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Urgent appeal – Idlib: The Idlib archaeological museum is in danger (02.04.2015)

Photos: 01.04.2015 The rooms of the museum of Idlib have been completely cleared and the archaeological collections have been placed in crates and deposited in the basement. Yesterday, 02.04.2015, the wall on the east side of the museum was damaged following a bombing by an aircraft that dropped a barrel ...

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Maaret el-Noman: Report on the actual state of archaeological museum 30.09.2014

Le musée de Ma’arat al-No’man, qui abrite la plus importante collection de mosaïques au Proche-Orient et couvre presque 2000 m², a subi des destructions à la suite des bombardements aériens quotidiens et massifs essuyés par cette ville qui est passée sous le contrôle de l’armée libre depuis 2012. L’ancien musée ...

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