Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Trust

Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Project

Saving an amazing heritage before time runs out. Ziyaret Tepe was a provincial capital of the Assyrian Empire and is yielding absolutely unique finds - the latest Assyrian letter ever discovered and evidence for a previously unknown language. We only have a few years before it disppears forever.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 10:00 AM, 6 December 2012 to 5:00 PM, 19 December 2012

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1133366)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£20,000

Amount raised

£45,300

Donations

5

    Categories

  • Arts/Culture/HeritageArts/Culture/Heritage
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Environment/ConservationEnvironment/Conservation

    Helping

Location

Situation

Salvaging as much of this archaeological heritage as possible before the site is flooded by the Ilisu Dam

Solution

a programme of fieldwork consisting of mapping by remote sensing followed up by area excavation supported by a full range of scientific methods