City Plan of Palmyra

Louis-François Cassas used sophisticated surveying techniques to produce an accurate plan of the . . . Read more ruins of Palmyra as he experienced them. Showing the site’s condition prior to archaeological excavations or reconstruction, this plan excludes major features of the ancient city, such as the theater. These images by Cassas and Vignes represent Palmyra as it was for over a thousand years, before these modern interventions.Read less

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Terpak, Frances; Bonfitto, Peter Louis, The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra, City Plan & Monuments, City Plan of Palmyra, accessed , http://www.getty.edu/research/exhibitions_events/exhibitions/palmyra/city_plan.html