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.

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. (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.