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On view is: Eagle flagon, Iraq / Iran, around 800 c.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Jürgen Liepe

Exhibition partnership: Early capitals of Islamic culture. The artistic heritage of Umayyad Damascus and Abbasid Baghdad (660-950)


Die Umayyadenmoschee von Aleppo im Jahr 2011 – heute ist das Minarett eingestürzt und alle Holzteile sind verbrannt.
© left: Lens Young Halabi, right: SyrHer / Issam Hajjar, 2011 (CC-BY-NC-ND)

The “Syrian Heritage Archive Project" for the creation of a digital register of cultural heritage is to continue in 2016