Salam al Kuntar

Salam al Kuntar is a 2015 National Geographic Emerging Explorer fighting to save Syria’s cultural heritage via archaeology. She is a leading advocate for the protection of Syria’s historical treasures and has expressed outrage at the Islamic State’s destruction of archaeological sites. Her response has been to help design and implement a training program for the emergency preservation of Syrian artifacts.

Website: www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/bios/2015/salam-al-kuntar


 

 

 

 

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