Experts and locals team up in scramble to document Syria’s heritage

25 Sep 2015 2:15 PM | Anonymous

Experts and locals team up in scramble to document Syria’s heritage

  • Sep 24, 2015    

     

BEIRUT – Concerned scientists are slipping 3-D cameras to activists and residents in Syria to scan antiquities before they are damaged or destroyed in the country’s ongoing civil war.

A U.S.-funded project aims to provide local conservators with the resources to help safeguard relics. Inside Syria, volunteers are scrambling to document damage to monuments and confirm what remains. 

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/09/24/world/experts-locals-team-scramble-document-syrias-heritage/#.VgWPE03smtF

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