Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most emblematic cities of ancient Syria. In the 1950s, it was excavated as part of Switzerland’s first major archaeological project abroad. Among the Roman-era monuments studied was the temple of Baalshamîn, the “master of the heavens”.

Podcasts linked to the exhibition

by Chahut Médi

A documentary podcast series devoted to the tragic fate of Palmyra, examining the notions of destruction, protection and conservation of heritage.

#1 Palmyre, de la gloire à l’effacement

#2 Paul Collart, archéologue-photographe

#3 Projet Collart-Palmyre: préserver un patrimoine mutilé

#4 Mémoires de réfugiés