Tag Archives: Syria

Lost views: ‘Palaces of Mechatta’

This image from our lantern slide collection is labelled “PALACES OF MECHATTA: ON EDGE OF SYRIAN DESERT, CARVING” “SYRIA (6th AD) “XEm” The monumental unfinished palace of Qasr Mshatta was discovered and excavated in 1840, and lies about 30km south … Continue reading

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Moving the Tchalenko Archive

Thanks to the volunteers and Dr Marlena Whiting for their help moving┬áthe Georges Tchalenko Archive to the Archive Room (7.50 m of boxes + 4 boxes of slides and card records transported down five staircases – this Georgian building has … Continue reading

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