Anke Scharrahs about the Aleppo Room


What are these precious interior designs hidden in old houses in Damascus, Aleppo and elsewhere? What does fish have to do with these decorations? What are some of the techniques for preserving these designs? Watch this video to find out the answers with restoration expert Anke Scharrahs!

The Syrian Heritage Archive Project is located at the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin.