The Syria of today offers tourists as much a cultural experience as a sightseeing one, where ancient history provides a fascinating backdrop to everyday life on the streets                          

 


SYRIAN ANTIQUITIES OF THE GREEK, ROMAN
AND BYZANTINE PERIODS

Section Two

The Department consists o the following sections:

First Gallery: includes marble statues as well as silver, bronze, ivory and bone antiquities.

First Gallery

The showcases of this gallery are devoted almost entirely to the marble , bronze and ivory statues . Some marble and limestone sculptures are also displayed between the showcases .

Bronze bust representing (princess ?). She is beautiful and her features express deep meditation. Her hair is wavy, plaited and gathered at the back. Her silk robe reveals a slight part of her left shoulder. A circular frame in bronze surrounds the bust.

An ivory curving.

 

 
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