Joint Russian-Syrian expedition to Palmyra in autumn

Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the Hermitage, said that in the autumn it is planned to start a joint Russian-Syrian expedition to Palmyra to develop proposals for the restoration of the Arc de Triomphe.

Piotrovsky said that the Institute of the History of Material Culture, together with Syria, will conduct a Syrian-Russian expedition to Palmyra, where the mission will work to uncover all the details of the Arc de Triomphe, after which proposals for restoration work will be made, and the decision will be made in cooperation with UNESCO and Syria.

He pointed out that Russian specialists, after three field trips, created a three-dimensional model of the city of Palmyra, where each stone can be moved, lifted and moved.” is going now.

Source: RIA Novosti

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