La Restauration des monuments islamiques en Syrie
Type
press kit
An illustrated survey of restoration work done on Islamic monuments in Syria between 1935 and 1942. The document includes a chronological narrative and summary (pp. 5-7) and a list of monuments restored or in the process of being restored while Henri Seyrig was Director of the Antiquities Service (p. 8). The remainder of the document is divided into sections illustrated with drawing and photos by Michel Ecochard, on the following topics:
- minarets, pp. 9-12
- cupolas, pp. 13-16
- interiors, pp. 17-20
- scaffoldings pp. 21-24
- selected monuments pp. 25-28
Citation
Ecochard, Michel. La Restauration des monuments islamiques en Syrie. s.n. ca. 1943.
Associated Sites
Authorities
Collections
Copyright
Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Country
Syria
Language
French
Building Usages
mosque
religious
church
religious
mashhad
religious
minaret
religious
takiyya
religious
Keywords
architectural history
architectural design
Islamic architecture
religious architecture
restoration and conservation