The ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of the world enrich and inform today's societies, and help connect us to our cultural origins. The Department's Cultural Heritage Center specializes in the protection and preservation of these irreplaceable resources, working on many fronts to safeguard the patrimony of other countries.

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Main entrance of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, March 2009
March 1, 2015
The Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage
tikal site planning with flashlight
January 1, 2015
Tikal National Park Project, Guatemala
Close up of building columns
December 21, 2014
Syria Cultural Heritage Initiative
apamea syria satellite photo
December 8, 2014
Heritage in Peril: Iraq and Syria
Workshop participants in Arequipa, Peru, learn how to handle and inventory cultural objects in their Colonial period churches
November 15, 2014
Arequipa Colonial Church Project, Peru

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Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C)
SA-5, 5th Floor
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC  20522-0505
 
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Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C)
SA-5, 5th Floor
U.S. Department of State
2200 C Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037