Category Archives: Palmyra

Ladies of Palmyra by Alisar Iram

Site of Palmyra as defined by UNESCO: Outstanding Universal Value Brief synthesis An oasis in the Syrian desert, north-east of Damascus, Palmyra contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of the most important cultural centres of … Continue reading

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Funereal Sculptures Confiscated in Palmyra and an Exhibition calling for the protection of Syria’s cultural heritge

  Archeological Sculptures confiscated in Palmyra مصادرة مجموعة قطع أثرية في تدمر On 12/06/2014, the Directorate of Antiquities in Palmyra had received from the concerned authorities in Palmyra, ten funerary reliefs dating back to the second and third centuries. .The … Continue reading

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