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Limestone representation of a deity with solar rays and a crescent moon

This detail of a relief in the garden of the National Museum of Damascus depicts a lunar deity framed within a crescent moon and wearing a radiate crown of solar rays.

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Basalt relief of the tauroctony

This basalt relief attached to the wall of the National Museum in Damascus shows the tauroctony, the central cult scene of Mithraism where Mithras slays the bull to ensure the passage of the seasons and the continued fertility of the Earth.

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Basalt relief of winged victories

This basalt relief of winged victories is displayed on an exterior wall of the National Museum of Damascus. The relatively crude carving of the object reflects the difficulty of working with basalt.

Type: Museum Exhibit
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Views of artefacts in the garden of Damascus National Museum

Views of the garden of the National Museum in Damascus that is used to display primarily Classical and Late Antique sculpture, sarcophagi and architectural elements.

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Triumphal Arch halfway along the Street Called Straight 1992

This photograph was taken in December 1992 and shows the point halfway along the "Street Called Straight" in Damascus (mentioned in Acts 9:11) where there is a definite bend in the road.

Type: Architecture
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Halabiyeh 1992

Photographs taken of Halabiyeh in December 1992.

Type: Archaeological Site
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Sarcophagus with mythological figures and swags

This limestone sarcophagus is decorated with mythological figures and stylised foliate swags.

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Limestone Funerary Effigy of a Woman

This limestone carving is a funerary effigy for an unknown woman.

Type: Museum Exhibit
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Roman Sarcophagus

This Roman sarcophagus in the gardens of the National Museum illustrates the working methods of Roman artisans as the decoration is roughly blocked out but crucially left unfinished so that the purchaser could dictate exactly how they wanted the object to be completed.

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Bosra city gate

One of the city gates of Bosra built of the local basalt.

Type: Architecture
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