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The Directorate of Antiquities receives a three-dimensional documentation model for the archeological city of Palmyra

The Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums has received a three-dimensional model of Palmyra from the Institute of History of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Dr. Mahmoud Hammoud, Director General of Antiquities received the model from Natalia Solovyova, Assistant Director of the Department of Archeology at the Institute of History and the representative of the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation.

Dr. Hammoud stressed that this model comes within the project of documenting the damages caused by the terrorists in Palmyra. And then the next step will be to study all the damaged buildings and archaeological sites in the city in preparation for restoration works.

Hammoud told SANA about a new agreement to be signed in the next phase between the Russian Hermitage Museum and the Directorate General of Antiquities in November to renovate Palmyra Museum and the other damaged buildings.