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Conservation at the Core of Archaeological Strategy: The Case of Ancient Urkesh at Tell Mozan

Conservator and archaeologist checking the walls after a heavy rain. A metal basin suspended from the trellis collects water seeping through the tarp. The close cooperation between the conservators and archaeologists on the team is considered critical for the success of the program. Photo: The International Institute for Mesopotamian Area Studies (image V15d7562).