Bas relief depicting a Palmyrene ship with a standing warrior.

Bas relief depicting a Palmyrene ship with a standing warrior.

Description

This is a rare item that provides a further evidence about Palmyra’s expansion towards establishing it’s own ports during the second and third C AD.
Description; A base-relief depicting a Palmyra ship with a standing warrior to its wright.
The original is a fragment of a scene depicting a ship with a standing warrior-God to its right.

  • Material: Limestone.

  • Item Proximate Dimensions: Ca 65 cm * 50 cm * 22 cm

  • Date: Second Century AD.

  • Excavated from: Palmyra- Temple of Al-Lat. 1975.

  • Archaeological Mission:

  • Archaeological Museum Of Palmyra – 2011

Excavation Site Location

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The Museum Item Before And After March 16th 2016

Item Status; The picture to the left shows the original item from 2007. While the one to the wright is showing its current status – (Snapshot from a video recordings by the Syrian National TV: March 2016.
Item is in its original location, part of the museum displays of the west wall in hall number 3 –
Difficult to assess the damages due to the picture’s pour quality.