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2016.10.04 | Lecture / talk, History and achaeology

Summary of the lecture by Eleonora Cussini in the Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series, 4 October 2016

By Jesper Vestergaard Jensen and Nathalia Breintoft Kristensen.

2016.09.15 | History and achaeology

Introduction of Sara Ringsborg

New PhD student in the Palmyra Portrait Project.

2016.07.01 | History and achaeology

The World of Palmyra: Palmyrene Studies Vol. 1

Edited work by Assistant professor Andreas Kropp (University of Nottingham) and Professor Rubina Raja (UrbNet, Aarhus University).

2016.05.26 | Conference, History and achaeology

Palmyrene Funerary Portraiture: Individualization and Group Identity

Paper by Rubina Raja at the symposium "Palmyra: Mirage in the Desert", Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Upcoming Events

Tue 01 Nov
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Palmyra`s Little Known Neighbour: Osrhoene and its Sculpture
by Assistant Professor Michael Blömer, Aarhus University. Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series
Tue 06 Dec
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Important faces: grave reliefs with more than one individual (mainly) from the northern Roman frontier.
by Postdoc Niels Bargfeldt, Det Danske Institut i Rom og Afdeling for Klassiske Studier, Aarhus Universitet. Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series.
Mon 06 Feb
09:00-17:00 | Studenterhus Aarhus, Frederik Nielsens Vej 2-4, 8000 Aarhus C, Richard Mortensen Stuen
Representations of women and children in Roman period Palmyra
Conference within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project - PART 2.

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

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