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Syria: Museums
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A. Overview/Organization (CT)

The museums of Syria (S.) are under the general management of the Syrian Department of Antiquities and Museums, which is based on the premises of the National Museum of Damascus and is an office within the Ministry of Culture. Consistent with the centralized structure of the state, this department has since 1919 had the task of preserving and managing archaeological mon…

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Kühne, Hartmut (Berlin), “Syria: Museums”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e15303400>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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