Palmyra Portrait Project

News

2017.02.20 | Conference, History and achaeology

Representations of Women and Children in Roman Period Palmyra: The Religious Life of Women, Children and the Family

Summary of conference: Aarhus, 6th of February 2017, by PhD student Sara Ringsborg

2017.02.16 | History and achaeology

Red verdenskulturen før det er for sent

De seneste ødelæggelser af antikke bygningsværker, som IS står bag i den syriske by Palmyra, viser endnu engang kriges store omkostninger for verdenskulturen. Man bliver nødt til at sætte ind, før krigene bryder ud, siger professor i klassisk arkæologi.

2017.02.15 | History and achaeology

Russisk drone viser ødelæggelsen af kulturarv i Palmyra

Ny video, som det russiske forsvarsministerium netop har offentliggjort, viser IS’ omfattende ødelæggelser af syrisk kulturarv i ørkenbyen Palmyra.

View of the Ruins of Palmyra, G. Hofstede van Essen, 1693. Oil on canvas. 33.8 x 169 in. (86 x 430 cm). Allard Pierson Museum, University of Amsterdam, 000.049. Courtesy of the University of Amsterdam.

2017.02.09 | Ceremony /Opening, History and achaeology

The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra

Online exhibition presented by the Getty Research Institute.

2017.02.08 | History and achaeology, Lecture / talk

Hostile Friends: Zenobia and the Roman Imperial Court

Summary of the Nathanael Andrade's lecture 07.02.2017, by Nathalia B. Kristensen and Jesper V. Jensen.

Upcoming Events

Tue 07 Mar
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Palmyra Portrait Project lecture: TBA
by Ph.D. student Sara Ringsborg, Aarhus University.
Tue 04 Apr
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Depicting the dead in North Syria. Funerary representations in Roman Commagene and Cyrrhestice
By Assistant professor Michael Blömer, UrbNet, Aarhus University (Palmyra Portrait Project lecture series).
Wed 03 May
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Lecture Julia Steding
PhD student, Aarhus University.
Tue 06 Jun
16:00-17:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
The Colours of Palmyra: Ancient polychromy and the application of new natural-scientific methods
by Cecilie Brøns, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and Luise Ørsted Brandt, UrbNet.

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