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Saturday, November 12, 2016.


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It was from Assyria, known as Mesopotamia (between the Tigris and Euphrates) that the first civilization began, and gave rise to an intellectual thought process that helped build scientific as well as religious basis for all other cultures.
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6th Annual Appreciation Event

Ashur Banipal
Mathematical Tablet
Palace Relief
Tukulti Ninurta
WITH SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY DR. HELEN MALKO


Destroyed and Recycled: Cultural Heritage of Iraq and Syria Today


Dr. Helen Malko is a Research Associate at Columbia University in New York City. She holds a PhD in archaeology and anthropology from SUNY at Stony Brook University. She has a master’s degree in archaeology of the Ancient Near East from Baghdad University and a diploma in Historic Preservation from Rutgers University. She is currently the content manager for the website of the Columbia project “Mapping Mesopotamian Monuments” in the Department of Art History and Archaeology. In addition to her fieldwork in Turkey and Iraq, Dr. Malko helped coordinating and implementing the Iraq Museum Residency Program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is a strong advocate for cultural heritage preservation and works on documenting heritage sites throughout Iraq and southeast Turkey.

Please RSVP by 5/11/16

Flora Kingsbury (925) 408-4998 or email us at info@assyrianfoundation.org

NO VIDEO CAMERAS WILL BE ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT. STILL PHOTO CAMERAS ARE OK

AFA GETS 0.5% OF THE PRICE OF YOUR AMAZONSMILE PURCHASE

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