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 repository of casts of these architectural elements. The project will create 3D restitutions of the casts and digitize the annexed documentation.

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 repository of casts of these architectural elements, made by French archaeologist Paul Deschamps in 1927-28, and preserved at the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris. The project will create 3D restitutions of the casts and digitize the annexed documentation.

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Location: Syria, France, Western Europe, Middle East, Europe, Asia Organiser(s): Mediathèque de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine (MAP) Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $8,500 Commencement Date: 01/2019 Project Status: Active
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