Michael D. Danti, Cheikhmous Ali, Tate Paulette, Kathryn Franklin, Allison Cuneo, LeeAnn Barnes Gordon, and David Elitzer
Key points from this report:
- Damage reports from various sources indicate continued severe damage in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ancient City of Aleppo. (pp. 8–13, 16–30)
- The press continues to focus attention on archaeological looting, trafficking, and antiquities sales, as well as heritage destruction in the conflict zone.
* This report is based on research conducted by the “Syria Preservation Initiative: Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria." Weekly reports reflect reporting from a variety of sources and may contain unverified material. As such, they should be treated as preliminary and subject to change.
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