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August 2022

Musée d’archéologie d’Antibes

  • Palmyre, images de Syrie
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Détail sculpté dans le temple de Baalshamin.© Michel Eisenlohr

Palmyra, where Rome and Persia met. It was one of the world’s greatest cities in its day and is now a Unesco World Heritage site in the centre of modern-day Syria. It was in the news in 2015 when ISIS was busy destroying pre-Islamic monuments. The 18 black-and-white photos by Michel Eisenlohr in this exhibition date from before the destruction. The museum’s archaeological collections counterbalance the photos to great effect.

Jusqu’au 30 octobre.
Bastion Saint-André, Antibes
Tél. 04 93 95 85 98
antibesjuanlespins.com