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Archaeological specimens

RCIN 83036

Marble fragment collected by the Prince of Wales while visiting the devastated Christian quarter in Damascus, the main site of the 1860 massacre which occurred during the Druze-Maronite conflict. The inscription reads: ‘From the remains of / the Christian Quarter / at Damascus / May, 1862. Syria.’ Acquired by the Prince of Wales, 1862

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