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Palmyra Portrait Project


2020.07.09 | History and achaeology, People

Introduction of Olympia Bobou

New UrbNet Assistant professor.

2020.07.08 | History and achaeology

Call for research assistant in the Circular Economy and Urban Sustainability in Antiquity project

Application deadline: 21 August 2020.

Carlsbergfondets Årsskrift 2020.

2020.07.03 | Publication

Palmyrenske gravportrætter mellem korpus, konflikt og kunstmarked

New publication by Professor and Centre Director Rubina Raja.

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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

Palmyra: Pearl of the Desert

Readers will find a total of nine short contributions, one originally written in Norwegian and the rest in Danish, and all subsequently translated into English. They treat a wide range of themes, with Palmyra as their common denominator. This bouquet of accessible academic prose reflects the very significant research on Palmyra undertaken in the Nordic region since 2010 – work which has placed Nordic and Danish scholarship at the forefront of international research on the subject of Palmyra.

English version

Danish version