University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Brian I. Daniels

Saving Syria’s Cultural Heritage


By: Richard M. Leventhal and Brian I. Daniels

The news from Syria is unbearable. Over 200,000 Syrians have been killed and the country’s population has been largely displaced. Many of Syria’s famous heritage sites have been seriously damaged or destroyed. Most of us feel helpless in the face of such human tragedy. But when Salam Al Kuntar fled to the U.S. and asked […]