How Arches Is Being Used in the Middle East and Elsewhere

Voice of America has a story about the conservation software Arches and how it’s being used in the Middle East and elsewhere. “The system is being used by the American Schools of Oriental Research to monitor historic sites in Syria and northern Iraq, providing weekly updates and an online inventory of thousands of heritage sites. The American Schools’ Cultural Heritage Initiatives, which receives support from the U.S. State Department, has documented damage or destruction at hundreds of sites, and is developing protocols for post-war preservation.”

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