Bas Relief Depicting Three Animals Carrying A Niche

Description

Bas relief depicting three animals carrying a niche with a half statue of a priest in the bottom. The detail in the center is surrounded with frame with floral decorations, topped with a scene depicting two birds.

  • Material: Limestone.

  • Date: Circa the  2nd century AD

  • Item Dimensions: 130 cm H x 85 cm W

  • Excavated from: Palmyra- Bel Temple

  • Archaeological Mission:

  • Archaeological Museum Of Palmyra – 2011

Excavation Site Location

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The Museum Item Before And After March 16th 2016

Picture on the left shows the item in its original condition as it was displayed in hall number 2 in the museum against the southern wall. (2010)

Findings: Item has collapsed on the rubble pile opposite to the western wall in hall number 2.

Status:
Visible damage- Difficult to determine (Getty image 5/3/2016)

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