All posts tagged: Syria

For you to adore

It would not be an odd thought that decorating the body, crafting jewellery and, more generally, spending time on beauty was a sign of abundance of ressources in a community. However, decorations and handicrafts are seldom only a cherry on the top but most often […]

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syria, light, aleppo, oil, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Santa Lucia special: Syrian oil lamp

Yesterday it was Saint Lucy’s Day or, as it is known in Denmark Santa Lucia. All over the country, children dressed up in white robes and sang as they walked the halls of schools, kindergartens, after-school centres, and hospitals, candles in hand. At the head […]

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syria, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Coffee Pot – Syria

How do you take your coffee? Traveling the world of coffee, I bet you’ll find more different styles of brewing and serving than you could possibly have imagined. Customs vary tremendously from country to country, and are of course also influenced by personal preferences. Zooming […]

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