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Wednesday 18 October 2017
The Trace of Rome? Aerial archaeology in Syria and Lebanon under the French Mandate (1923-1946)  
Aerial photographs of the Syrian steppe created an archaeological sensation in the late 1920s, during the years of the French mandate for Syria and Lebanon. Dr Daniela Helbig discussed how the Jesuit Antoine Poidebard, with the help of the French air force, traced the region's ancient past from above.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Oct 18 Cost: $40, $30 for Friends of the Nicholson Museum, $10 students
Venue: Nicholson Museum, Quadrangle A14, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney University Museums sydney.edu.au/museums/collections/nichol..
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