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ALIPH is committed to concrete and sustainable initiatives to protect the richness and diversity of the world’s cultural heritage

Dissemination and Collaborative Redocumentation of Archaeological Images from Syria

On Syrian Heritage

IFPO’s photographic collection holds over 50,000 images taken in Syria and Lebanon since the beginning of the 20th century. These images include aerial views and ground photographs of landscapes, cities, monuments, archaeological sites, and objects damaged during conflict. The digitization and online publication of the collection will become a reference for Syrian heritage in cities such as Palmyra, Bosra, Qalat Seman, Damascus and Aleppo.

Name Dissemination and Collaborative Redocumentation of Archaeological Images from Syria

Location On Syrian Heritage

Amount 44 K $

Years 2019 - 2020

Operator Institut Français du Proche Orient (IFPO)

Type of grant Call for projects

Preserving and Sharing Palmyra’s Cultural Heritage through Harald Ingholt’s Archives

On Syrian Heritage

Over 4,000 funeral portraits from Palmyra, Syria were documented by Danish archaeologist Harald Ingholt (1896-1985). The majority of this ancient statuary heritage has since been destroyed or looted during conflict. Ingholt's archives are currently housed at Aarhus University, Denmark, where they will be documented, digitized, and published online in order to make them accessible to the public.

Name Preserving and Sharing Palmyra’s Cultural Heritage through Harald Ingholt’s Archives

Location On Syrian Heritage

Amount 289 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Aarhus University (Denmark)

Type of grant Call for projects

Protection, Preservation and Promotion of Palestinian Cultural Heritage in the Gaza Strip

Gaza, Palestine

The Saint Hilarion Monastery is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the Middle East and is still used regularly. This project will renovate the historic buildings for public use and expand local capacities for cultural heritage preservation in Gaza. These activities will enhance the conservation skills and knowledge of students and workers, promote cultural tourism, and raise public awareness of the importance of cultural heritage.

Name Protection, Preservation and Promotion of Palestinian Cultural Heritage in the Gaza Strip

Location Gaza, Palestine

Amount 770 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Première Urgence Internationale

Type of grant Call for projects

(c) Première Urgence Internationale
(c) Première Urgence Internationale
(c) Première Urgence Internationale