What the World is Losing: Palmyra, City of Palms | University of Oxford

What the World is Losing: Palmyra, City of Palms

Speaker
Linda Farrar, archaeologist
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 16:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£9/£8 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Famed for its hauntingly beautiful architectural remains, the ancient city of Palmyra was an oasis and important stop on the caravan route across the Syrian desert. Linda Farrar talks about Palmyra’s tombs and archaeological remains and the powerful figure who dominated its history, Queen Zenobia.