Palmyra Portrait Project


2018.10.10 | History and achaeology, People

Introduction of Jesper Vestergaard Jensen

New research assistant in the Palmyra Portrait Project.

Rubina Raja's Getty lecture in October 2016 (© J.P. Getty Museum).

2018.10.08 | History and achaeology, Research news

Getty Art + Ideas Podcast: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance

Together with Curator of Antiquities at J. Paul Getty Museum Ken Lapatin, Centre director and Professor of classical archaeology Rubina Raja joins Jim Cuno, President of the J. Paul Getty Trust, to talk about Palmyra in a new Getty Art + Ideas Podcast.

2018.09.28 | History and achaeology

Call for student assistants in the Palmyra Portrait Project

Application deadline: 22 October 2018.

Photo: Lars Svankjær.

2018.09.28 | History and achaeology, Research news, Events

Rubina Raja toured the US as AIA’s 2018/2019 Kershaw Lecturer

Centre director and Professor of classical archaeology Rubina Raja just concluded her Kershaw Lecture Series in the US. During the lecture tour, she presented research headed by her and conducted within the framework of Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) and the Palmyra Portrait Project.

2018.09.12 | History and achaeology

Funerary Representations of Palmyrene Women. From the First Century BC to the Third Century AD

New publication by former Assistant professor Signe Krag

Upcoming Events

Wed 18 Apr
10:00-18:00 | Getty Villa, Los Angeles, USA
The Classical World in Context: Palmyra - Loss & Remembrance
FEATURED EXHIBITION at the J. Paul Getty Museum, 18 April 2018 - 27 May 2019.
Thu 20 Jun
09:00-18:00 | The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Small Stuff of the Palmyrenes: The Coins and Tesserae of Palmyra
International conference organised by Rubina Raja.

Harald Ingholt & Palmyra

This book grew out of the exhibition Harald Ingholt and Palmyra, which opened in 2015 at the Museum of Ancient Art at Aarhus University, Denmark. The exhibition is based on research done within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project, which is jointly funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and Aarhus University.

English version

Danish version