Lighting conditions in sacral architecture

About the project Studies on the physical experience of pre-modern architecture have been made within Classical archaeology and in the archaeology of Ancient Egypt, but are still very rare for the archaeology of the Ancient Near East. So, as part of an international seminar, we conducted research on the reconstruction of the lighting conditions in […]

The Assyrian wall paintings of Til Barsib

About the project Til Barsib, modern Tell Ahmar, is located in Syria on the east bank of the Euphrates river, close to the Turkish border. With a long settlement history, which dates back to the Ubaid Period (5th millennium BCE), Tell Ahmar is an important archaeological site and especially renowned for its Neo-Assyrian remains. In […]