Palmyra Museum, Palmyra

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Visit Palmyra Museum for information about the rich history of this ancient city. Palmyra dates back to the Roman period, when it was one of the numerous well developed settlements. The museum showcases a number of exhibits, such as well-preserved mummies and the funerary busts that were traditionally in front of graves. Browse the collection and, with the help of the guides, learn about the people who once inhabited the city. Use our Palmyra journey maker to arrange your visit to Palmyra Museum and other attractions in Palmyra.
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  • Palmyra museum is mostly filled with characteristic statues of faces of the ancient inhabitants of the city. Not very life-like, with big eyes. There's also a miniature reconstruction of the temple of...  more »
  • Palmira and IŞİD UNESCO's cultural heritage list, the invasion of Palmyra, northeast of Aleppo strategic junctions. History dating back to 2000 BC, the most prominent feature of the city, leading up to important trade routes to China and hence be present on the ancient Greco-Roman style brings together Persian and other local styles with unique architecture. A unique city with colonnaded main street is counted as one example of planning the Temple of Ba'al, also known as a "victory Arch" Arch monument and magnificent Amphitheater, the city's world-wide recognition, and to this day among the monuments left standing. More precisely, until recently they were standing. The story of the tragic devastation of Palmyra began in may 2015. IŞİD's forces were defeated at the ancient city of Palmyra, residential part and took over. Two days before, members of Assad's forces to execute the Organization's 300 person chooses this place sure wasn't a coincidence. A legacy of destruction threaten civilization, this heritage is "hostage", a great opportunity to make show of force in the media. The city is also based on its own Western civilization today ancient Greek-Roman culture to live here because host traces all kinds of carnage and destruction, the organization is targeting to destroy the values of the whole cultural tradition and a powerful metaphor He was creating. IŞİD, 2015, by the summer, laid mines to Palmyra and explosive hospitals stocked up on spent; The situation is heartbreaking in late August came to a point. Giving a big fight to protect the ancient city archaeologist has managed to save the place of works Khaled Al-Assad, when he refused to say the Organization was slaughtered by cutting head. A few days later the Temple of Ba'al IŞİD, blew up the need I have to removed by doing the same time looted from the Museum of the excavation works began to sell in the black market in the West and a great revenue. In October came the demolition order Arch of Victory; very well maintained and equipped with extraordinary decoration becomes into a pile of rubble after the monument in Palmira, in cooperation with Putin-Assad until rescued a year remained in control of IŞİD for a period of time
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  • The Palmyra Museum-PALMYRA Musim was officially inaugurated on 6 August 1961. Housed between its walls was found from the Palmyra area. Description of its contents to the right of the entrance there is a cave giving an idea of the first residence of prehistoric man in the Rotary cave. The original cave is 22 km west of Palmyra. It was found by a U.S. mission in 1955, a Japanese expedition in 1970, 1972 and 1974, and discovered organic remains and trays for the old and middle Stone age humans in a large number of caves. The man continued to live in the area of Palmyra half a million years ago. As well as in the old Stone Age and mediator in the area of Kom has found a house there. The first Hall is located at the right of the entrance, where the explanatory panel for the development of Aramaic language. It was used from India to the Nile Valley between the 6th century BC and the seventh CE. The language consists of 22 characters written and read from right to left. On the Western Wall are the oldest writings known in the Tadmoura language: «In the month of October 219 (i.e. 44 m) The priests set up the statue of the Ghimai (The roots of Ben Nabizaid) of the Bani Kahnbo tribe. In front of the southern wall, there is a statue base with Greek writing. Presented by the Union...
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  • National Museum of Palmyra Museum destroyed opposite the Town Hall, the Museum area with its garden (7200 m²) and running the Museum building (3001 m 2) surrounded by a large garden and use in harsh limestone sculpture fetched from Palmyra, Quarry had launched a formal ceremony on 6 August 1961 and is an excellent model for a Museum Archaeological sites. The Museum comprises the following sections: ground floor first floor in the garden of the Museum put some sculptures at the corners of the cultivated ponds (black neonatal-offering/votive altars – commemorative statues) most important LAT lion statue which was found in the courtyard of the Temple of LAT in 1977. It was restored and displayed at the main entrance of the Museum and is a limestone road and felt his legs leaning forwards open-mouthed shafea head, and clutched in his hands (Oryx) who seems satisfied smiling never touched him hurt, his left hand writing may remember: ((Goddess bless both LAT don't shed Dr In the Temple)) lion symbol for the goddess Al-LAT and will and the statue of the first century b.c. and unmatched in the world stand out in homemade authenticity artist Tadmoury and realism.
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