Syria: A Living History

Complete book for the Aga Khan Museum.

 

Few countries have captured the world’s attention like Syria has today. The exhibit Syria: A Living History brings together artifacts and artworks that tell a story of cultural diversity, historical continuity, resourcefulness, and resilience. This short accompanying book showcases highlights from that beautiful exhibit, along with explanatory text from the curators, and photos of significant architectural treasures of the region.

Cover art from the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (“Lion’s Head,” 9th–8th centuries BCE, ROM 996.86.1).