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 landscapes, cities, monuments, archaeological sites, and objects damaged during conflict. The digitization and online publication of the collection will become a reference for Syrian heritage.

IFPO’s photographic collection holds over 50,000 images taken in Syria and Lebanon since the beginning of the 20th century. These images include aerial views and ground photographs of landscapes, cities, monuments, archaeological sites, and objects damaged during conflict. The digitization and online publication of the collection will become a reference for Syrian heritage in cities such as Palmyra, Bosra, Qalat Seman, Damascus and Aleppo.

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Location: Lebanon, Syria, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Institut Français du Proche Orient (IFPO) Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $44000 Commencement Date: 01/2020 Project Status: Active
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