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Director, Professor Rubina Raja (Photo: Sara Ringsborg).
Assistant Professor Signe Krag (Photo: Sara Ringsborg).
Royal Ontario Museum (Photo: Sara Ringsborg).
Aga Khan Museum (Photo: Sara Ringsborg).

2017.01.12 | Conference, History and achaeology

Archaeological Institute of America – 118th Annual Meeting

By PhD student Sara Ringsborg.

Woman with two children (Copyright: Palmyra Portrait Project, Ingholt Archive, PS 374).

2017.01.06 | History and achaeology

Representations of women and children in Palmyrene funerary loculus reliefs, loculus stelae and wall paintings

New publication by Signe Krag and Rubina Raja.

2016.12.07 | Lecture / talk, History and achaeology

Important faces: Grave reliefs with more than one individual (mainly) from the northern Roman frontier

Summary of lecture by Postdoc Niels Bargfeldt, Det Danske Institut i Rom og Afdeling for Klassiske Studier, Aarhus Universitet. Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series.

2016.11.26 | History and achaeology

24 spørgsmål til professoren

Interview with Professor Rubina Raja on Radio24syv.

Photo: Sara Ringsborg
Photo: Sara Ringsborg

2016.11.02 | Lecture / talk, History and achaeology

Palmyra’s Little-Known Neighbour: The Sculpture of Osrhoene

by Nathalia B. Kristensen and Jesper V. Jensen

Upcoming Events

Mon 06 Feb
09:00-16:45 | 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.
Tue 07 Feb
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Hostile Friends: Zenobia and the Roman Imperial Court
by Assistant Professor Nathaneal J. Andrade, University of Oregon.
Tue 07 Mar
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Palmyra Portrait Project lecture: TBA
Tue 04 Apr
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Lecture Andreas Kropp
Assistant professor, University of Nottingham.
Wed 03 May
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Lecture Julia Steding
PhD student, Aarhus University.

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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Revised 18.01.2017