Publications

2017

Krag, S. (2017). "Women in Palmyra", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 57-66.

Krag, S. (2017). "Kvinder i Palmyra", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus, 57-66.

Krag, S. & Raja, R. (2017). "Representations of women and children in Palmyrene funerary loculus reliefs, loculus stelae and wall paintings", Zeitschrift für Orient-Archäologie 9, 134–178.

Krag, S. (2017). Changing identities, changing positions: Jewellery in Palmyrene female portraits. In Long, T. and A.H. Sørensen (eds), Positions and Professions in Palmyra. Palmyrenske Studier 2, Scientia Danica, Series H, Humanistica, 4, vol. 9. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 36-51.  

Raja, R. (2017). "Nordic research on Palmyra: From the editor", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 7-10.

Raja, R. (2017). "Palmyra-forskningen i Norden: Redaktørens indledning", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus, 7-10.

Raja, R. (2017). "Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 11-20.

Raja, R. (2017). "Palmyra: Ørkenenes Perle", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus, 11-20.

Raja, R. (2017). "Danish pioneers at Palmyra: Historiographic aspects of Danish scholarship on Palmyra", in: Raja, R (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 21-30.

Raja, R. (2017). "Danske pionerer i Palmyra: Den danske Palmyra-forskning i et historiografisk perspektiv", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus, 21-30.

Raja, R. (2017). "Priesthood in Palmyra: Public office or social status?", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 77-86. 

Raja, R. (2017). "Præster i Palmyra: Et embede eller en social status?", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus, 77-86.

Raja, Rubina (2017). "Powerful images of the deceased: Palmyrene funerary portrait culture between local, Greek and Roman representations", in: Boschung, D. & F. Queyrel (eds), Bilder der Macht: Das griechische Porträt und seine Verwendung in der antiken Welt. Morphomata 34. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 319–348.

Raja, R. (2017). "Funerary Sculpture in Palmyra: The Palmyra Portrait", Abstract from the conference: 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 5-8 January 2017. 

Raja, R. (2017). "It stays in the Family. Palmyrene priests and their iconography", Abstract from the conference: Representations of women and children in Roman period Palmyra, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 6 February 2017.

Raja, R. (2017). "Palmyrene Priests. Positions or professions?", Abstract from the conference: 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 5-8 January 2017. 

Raja, R. (2017). "Networking beyond death: Priests and their family networks in Palmyra explored through the funerary sculpture". In Eds. Teigen, H.F. and E.H. Seland (eds), Sinews of Empire: Networks in the Roman Near East and Beyond. Oxford: Oxbow, 121-136.

Raja, R. (2017). To be or not to be depicted as a priest in Palmyra: A matter of representational spheres and societal values. In Long, T. and A.H. Sørensen (eds), Positions and Professions in Palmyra. Palmyrenske Studier 2, Scientia Danica, Series H, Humanistica, 4, vol. 9. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 115-130.   

Raja, R. (ed.) (2017). Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus.

Raja, R. (ed.) (2017). Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus.

Raja, R. & Heyn, M. (2017). "The Function of Attributes in Palmyrene Portraiture", Abstract from the conference: 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 5-8 January 2017.

Ringsborg, S. (2017). "Children's portraits from Palmyra", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 67-76.

Ringsborg, S. (2017). "Børneportrætter fra Palmyra", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenenes Perle, Aarhus, 67-76.

Sørensen, A. H. (2017). "Palmyra's colourful past: Murals for the dead", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert, Aarhus, 87-93.

Sørensen, A. H. (2017). "Palmyras farverige fortid: Vægmalerier til de døde", in: Raja, R. (ed.), Palmyra: Ørkenens Perle, Aarhus, 87-93.

2016

Krag, S. (2016). Females in group portraits in Palmyra. In: Kropp, A. and R. Raja (eds.), The World of Palmyra, Palmyrene Studies, vol. 1. Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4, volume 6). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 180-193.

Krag, S. & Raja, R. (2016). Representations of women and children in Palmyrene funerary loculus reliefs, loculus stelae and wall paintings. Zeitschrift für Orient-Archäologie, 9, 134-178. 

Kropp, A. & R. Raja (eds.) (2016). The World of Palmyra, Palmyrene Studies, vol. 1. Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4, volume 6). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Kropp, A. & Raja, R. (2016). The World of Palmyra in Copenhagen. In Raja, R. & A. Kropp (eds.), The World of Palmyra, Palmyrene Studies, vol. 1. Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4, volume 6). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 7-16.

Long, T. (2016). Facing the evidence: How to approach the portraits. In Kropp, A. & R. Raja (eds.), The World of Palmyra, Palmyrene Studies, vol. 1. Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4, volume 6). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 135-149.

Raja, R. (2016). Illegal trade and export of cultural goods: The case of the Palmyrene funerary portraiture. In Chahin, D. & I. Lindblom (eds.), Fighting the Illegal Looting of Syria's Cultural Heritage: Report from the Sofia Conference 16 September 2015, Intiatives to Stop Illicit Antiquities Trade Financing the Syrian Conflict: Awareness rising. Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, 11-12.

Raja, R. (2016). Representations of priests in Palmyra: Methodological considerations on the meaning of representation of priesthood in the funerary sculpture from Roman Period Palmyra. Religion in the Roman Empire, 2:1, 125-146.

Raja, R. (2016). Editor's abstract. In Raja, R. & A. Kropp (eds.), The World of Palmyra, Palmyrene Studies, vol. 1. Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4, volume 6). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1.

Raja, R. (2016). Danske Pionerer i Palmyra: Den Danske Palmyra-forskning i et historiografisk perspektiv, Carlsbergfondet Årsskrift 2016, 56-63. http://online.fliphtml5.com/bbdz/lwil/#p=1.

Raja, R. (2016) The history and current situation of World Heritage sites in Syria: The case of Palmyra. In Almqvist, K. & L. Belfrage (eds.), Cultural Heritage at Risk. Stockholm: Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, 27-47.

Raja, R. (2016). In and out of contexts: Explaining religious complexity through the banqueting tesserae from Palmyra. In Raja, R. & L. Weiss (eds.), The Significance of Objects: Considerations on Agency and Context. Special issue of Religion in the Roman Empire. Mohr Siebeck, 340-371. 

Sørensen, A.H. (2016). Palmyrene tomb paintings in context. In Raja, R. & A. Kropp (eds.), The World of Palmyra, Palmyrene Studies, vol. 1. Scientia Danica, Series H. Humanistica 4, volume 6). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 103-117.

 

 

2015

Krag, S. (2015). The secrets of the funerary buildings in Palmyra during the Roman period. In Mortensen, E. & S.G. Saxkjær (eds.), Revealing and Concealing in Antiquity: Textual and Archaeological Approaches to Secrecy. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 105-118.

Kropp, A. & Raja, R. (2015). The Palmyra Portrait Project. In Álvares, J.M., T. Nogales & I. Rodà (eds.), Proceedings of the XVIIIth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, vol. II. Centre and Periphery: CIAC, 1223-1226.

Raja, R. (2015). Cultic dining and religious patterns in Palmyra: The case of the Palmyrene banqueting tesserae. In Faust, S., M. Seifert & L. Ziemer (eds.), Antike. Architektur. Geschichte: Festschrift für Inge Nielsen zum 65. Geburtstag. Hamburg: Gateways, 181-200.

Raja, R. (2015). Palmyra Portræt Projektet: Fra kollektivt forskningsprojekt til internationalt knudepunktDet Unge Akademis Årsskrift 2015, 10-13.

Raja, R. (2015), Staging "private" religion in Roman "public" Palmyra: The role of the religious dining tickets (banqueting tesserae). In Ando, C. & J. Rüpke (eds.), Public and Private in Ancient Mediterranean Law and Religion. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 165-186.

Raja, R. (2015). Review of: Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation, by Smith, A.M. II, American Journal of Archaeology 119:3, 2 p.

Raja, R. (2015). Palmyrene funerary portrait in context: Portrait habit between local traditions and imperial trends. In Fejfer, J., M. Moltesen & A. Rathje (eds.), Tradition: Transmission of Culture in the Ancient World. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 329-361.

Raja, R. (2015). Fra portrætforskning til dokumentation af Syriens kulturarv. In Raja, R. & A.H. Sørensen (eds.), Harald Ingholt & Palmyra. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitet, 10-13.

Raja, R. (2015). From studying portraits to documenting Syria's cultural heritage. In Raja, R. & A.H. Sørensen (eds.), Harald Ingholt & Palmyra. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitet, 10-13.

Raja, R. & Sørensen, A.H. (2015). The “Beauty of Palmyra” and Qasr Abjad (Palmyra): New discoveries in the archive of Harald IngholtJournal of Roman Archaeology, 28:1, 439-450.

Raja, R. & Sørensen, A.H. (2015). Harald Ingholt & Palmyra, Aarhus: Aarhus Universitet.

2014

Kropp, A. & Raja, R. (2014). The Palmyra Portrait Project.  Syria 91, 393-405.

Raja, R. (2014). Gravportrætterne i Palmyra: Mellem krig og kunstmarked. Sfinx 36:4, 168-169.

Sørensen, A.H. (2014). Revisiting a painted tomb in Palmyra. In Álvarez, J.M., T. Nogales & I. Rodà (eds.), Proceedings of the XVIIIth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, vol. II. Centre and Periphery: CIAC, 1227-1230.