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Compilation and digitisation of the Palmyrene corpus of funerary portraits

  • Rubina Raja (a1)
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Since 2012, the ‘Palmyra Portrait Project’ has collected, studied and digitised over 3700 limestone funerary portraits from Palmyra dating to the first three centuries AD. This represents the largest collection of funerary representations from one place in the classical world.

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