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Palmyra Portrait Project


2019.05.21 | Publication, History and achaeology

Women, children and the family in Palmyra

New publication edited by former Assistant professor Signe Krag and Professor Rubina Raja.

2019.05.03 | History and achaeology

ALMOST HUMAN wins prestigious prize at Tribeca Film Festival in New York

The Carlsberg Foundation's research film ALMOST HUMAN, instructed by Jeppe Rønde and produced by Bacon Productions, takes first prize in the category Tribeca X Award. UrbNet's centre director, Rubina Raja, has contributed her take on technology in the film.

Photo: Jesper V. Jensen
Photo: Jesper V. Jensen
Photo: Jesper V. Jensen

2019.05.02 | Conference, History and achaeology

Highlights from the conference "Palmyra and the East"

By Research Assistants Olympia Bobou, Rikke R. Thomsen, Nathalia B. Kristensen and Jesper V. Jensen.

Photo: Olympia Bobou.

2019.05.02 | History and achaeology

PPP visit to the J. Paul Getty Museum

In April, the Palmyra Portrait Project visited the world-renowned J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Photo: The J. Paul Getty Museum

2019.04.09 | Conference, History and achaeology

Palmyra and the East: An international symposium within the framework of the Palmyra Portrait Project at the Getty Villa

On 18 and 19 April 2019, the international symposium Palmyra and the East will be held at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles in conjunction with the exhibition Palmyra - Loss & Remembrance. The symposium is co-organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Palmyra Portrait Project with support from the Carlsberg Foundation.

Upcoming Events

Wed 18 Apr
10:00-18:00 | Getty Villa, Los Angeles, USA
The Classical World in Context: Palmyra - Loss & Remembrance
FEATURED EXHIBITION at the J. Paul Getty Museum, 18 April 2018 - 27 May 2019.
Thu 20 Jun
09:00-18:00 | The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Small Stuff of the Palmyrenes: The Coins and Tesserae of Palmyra
International conference organised by Rubina Raja.

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