Projects in Syria


Preserving Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis: The Role of Social Media

Through the power of social media, Syrians who have been tragically displaced from their homes come together online to share their experiences and nostalgic memories of the pa…

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Eternal Heritage

Dedicated to promoting the role of young people in the protection of heritage in the Middle East, this project includes the realization of an informative and aesthetic publica…

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Qisetna: Talking Syria

A non-political platform for Syrians and people who have a close connection, preserving the cultural & oral heritage of Syria, one story at a time. We are dedicated to buildi…

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Documenting the Sculpted Decoration of the Crac des Chevaliers

The Crac des Chevaliers fortress, known for its 13th century carved arcades and capitals, and a World Heritage Site, was damaged during conflict in 2013-14. MAP holds a reposi…

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Dissemination and Collaborative Redocumentation of Archaeological Images from Syria

IFPO’s photographic collection holds over 50,000 images taken in Syria and Lebanon since the beginning of the 20th century and includes aerial views and ground photographs of …

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Collart – Palmyra: The Digital Restoration of the Baalshamîn Temple

The Baalshamîn temple in Palmyra was completely destroyed by Daesh in August 2015. The project will create a digital restoration (anastylosis) of the temple, based on the stud…

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Preserving and Sharing Palmyra’s Cultural Heritage through Harald Ingholt’s Archives

Over 4,000 funeral portraits from Palmyra, Syria were documented by Danish archaeologist Harald Ingholt (1896-1985). Most of this statuary heritage has since been destroyed or…

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Syrian Heritage Archive Project

The Syrian Heritage Archive Project was founded in 2013 with the aim to build a digital archive in response to the ongoing war-related destructions of heritage in Syria. Photo…

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Aleppo Heritage Catalogue

Aleppo Heritage Catalogue is a project on historical and architectural documentation of monuments in the world heritage site of Aleppo. It seeks a scientific and practical inq…

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