Photos: Damage to Syrian Ruins Seen from Space

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Destruction from Above

Since the onset of Syria's civil war, archaeologists have worried about the destruction of the country's rich cultural heritage. In this image from 2012,…Read More »

many looting holes and a military presence are now visible at Tell Jifar, an unexcavated ancient mound.   Less «
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