Digitization of and Access to the Archaeological Archives of Saint Symeon

On Syrian Heritage

Amount $ 304 017

Years 2021 - 2023

Operator Université de Nanterre

Type of grant Call for projects

French archaeological mission of Saint-Symeon

The sanctuary of Saint-Symeon, built in the 5th century CE, was a major late-antique Christian pilgrimage site and inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2011. Located in northwest Aleppo, it was significantly damaged during recent conflict. While the site is currently inaccessible, this project will create a repository of digital documentation of the site, useful for future conservation work.