After the U.S. State Department’s June of satellite images exposed a shocking picture of devastation of historical sites in Syria of the past year,efforts are being put in place to train savers.
As fighting continues between the government of President Bashar al Assad's troops and rebels, the ancient city of Dura Europa remains under the fists of looters.
The city is near the Tigris River, which is a few miles from Syria's border with Iraq, One of Dura Europa’s treasures are some grid of streets built by Greek and Roman residents 2,000 years ag. But reports say that in the last one year, the temples, houses, and a substantial Roman outpost were preserved for centuries by the desert sands have been in devastation.
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