The Palmyra Portrait Project

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June 1, 2014

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Andreas J. M. Kropp et al., « The Palmyra Portrait Project », Syria, ID : 10670/1.40noss


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Introduction Situated between the two mighty empires of Rome and Parthia, halfway between the Euphrates and the Mediterranean Sea, Palmyra’s special role and character have long been recognised. Palmyra’s languages, society and religion, its art and architecture speak of a rich and varied heritage, a unique synthesis of East and West that continues to fascinate and inspire scholarly research . The art of Palmyra, however, has received remarkably little in-depth research, despite its appeal an...

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