• The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports Berlin’s Museum für Islamische Kunst in the archiving of and educating about Syriancultural heritage

  • News from 08.01.2018

    Source: English News - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

    Zitadelle von Aleppo

    Zitadelle von Aleppo
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    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made a significant grant to the Museum für Islamische Kunst of the Staatliche Museen Berlin in support of a participatory project to archive, and educate about, Syrian cultural heritage.

    This project builds on the Syrian Heritage Archive Project, an archive of the country’s architectural and archaeological heritage before the war, which since 2013 is being compiled jointly by the German Archaeological Institute and the Museum of Islamic Art. To...

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