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Voices on Art-Erasing Mankind’s Heritage: the Monuments of Palmyra and their Devastation by ISIS by Dr. Clemens Reichel-San Antonio Museum of Art

On May 16, 2017, for our series Voices on Art, Art This Week Productions filmed this lecture by Dr. Clemens Reichel at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

From the San Antonio Museum of Art website:
“Born and raised in a small town in Southern Germany’s Black Forest, Dr. Clemens Reichel’s interest in archaeology awoke during a trip to Rome at the age of 12. His first encounter with Near Eastern archaeology occurred at the University of Freiburg (Germany). His studies subsequently took him to the University of London and the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. in Mesopotamian archaeology. Dr. Reichel has excavated and surveyed extensively on sites in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. Since 2004 he has been directing the Hamoukar Expedition, a large Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age site in northeastern Syria that is excavated in a joint project between the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute and the Syrian Department of Antiquities.”

A very big thank you to Dr. Reichel and the San Antonio Museum of Art.

San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78215

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