Archeological Sculptures confiscated in Palmyra 18/06/2014 - عدد القراءات : 3315

On 12/06/2014, the Directorate of Antiquities in Palmyra had received from the concerned authorities in Palmyra, ten funerary reliefs dating back to the second and third centuries. .

The confiscated artifacts are a sculpted portrait (funerary sculpture) made of hard lime stone.
Among the collection, three female figures wearing palmarian traditional clothes, three funerary reliefs with men figures, two figures of palmarian priests wearing a hat for Priests and the last figure represent scene funerary feast..

The sculptures probably stolen from Palmyra site by means of illegal digs, Therefore, the Antiquities of Palmyra is saving the artifacts in order to be documented.


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