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 looted. Ingholt's archives, housed at Aarhus University, Denmark, will be documented, digitized, and published in open access online.

Over 4,000 funeral portraits from Palmyra, Syria were documented by Danish archaeologist Harald Ingholt (1896-1985). The majority of this ancient statuary heritage has since been destroyed or looted during conflict. Ingholt's archives are currently housed at Aarhus University, Denmark, where they will be documented, digitized, and published online in order to make them accessible to the public.

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Location: Denmark, Syria, Northern Europe, Middle East, Europe, Asia Organiser(s): Aarhus University Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $288,893 Commencement Date: 01/2020 Project Status: Active
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