‘Italian Archaeological Mission in Tell Barri (Syria)’.
Monumenta Orientalia, Via di S.Michele 22, 00153 Rome (RM), Italy.
The Project, active since 1980 and currently led by Prof. Raffaella Pierobon, studies the continuity of life and the multiplicity of cultures present in Tell Barri. From the Second Urbanization (4th millennium) to the Mongol invasion (14th century AD), which make the site a chronological witness of the history of the landscape and a reference point for the historical-cultural reconstruction of Upper Mesopotamia. The objectives are: a) acquisition of new data, from excavation and/or analysis of satellite photos; b) creation of a laboratory-school for training local officers and technicians.