Qalhât Development Project – 2013-2014

July 1, 2014 Qalhât

The mosque at Qalhât is a monument known from early descriptions. The traveller Ibn Battuta describes it in glowing terms after visiting it around 1330. He wrote that it had been built not long before his visit, and that it was situated on the seafront. In the early 16th century, […]

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Mentesh Tepe – 2014

January 1, 2014 Mentesh Tepe

Currently the results of the archaeological campaign are being studied and are not communiquables.

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Qalhât Development Project – 2013

December 31, 2013 Qalhât

The 2013a season was the first of the Qalhât Development Project, supported by the Omani Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MHC) and directed by A. Rougeulle (CNRS).   The principal aim of this season was to gain a better understanding of part of the north-west quarter of the ancient city […]

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Pompeii – Fortuna – 2013

December 22, 2013 Pompeii - Fortuna

The 2013 season Since 2008 a multidisciplinary team has been studying the temple of Fortuna Augusta, which is situated close to the forum in Pompeii. This project is directed by Willam Van Andringa, Professor at the University of Lille III, and brings together researchers and students from a variety of […]

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Qalhât Project – 2013

December 18, 2013 Qalhât

The first season of the second four-year phase of the Qalhât Project took place from November 11 to December 14, 2012. This second four-year phase is run in parallel with the Qalhât Development Project, and aims to continue research on the town in addition to the zones already studied during […]

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Kunara – 2013

October 20, 2013 Kunara

Excavations at the site of Kunara, which were begun in 2012, continued between August and October of 2013. Further investigations were carried out in the three excavation zones opened during the previous season. The Upper Town The continuation of excavations in the Upper Town led to a better understanding of […]

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Gabii – 2013

October 18, 2013 Gabii

The 2013 fieldwork season   The first excavation season took place from the 5th of August to the 12th of September 2013. Its aim was to establish the nature of the remains and their stratigraphy and to characterise various earlier excavation areas. The 2013 season principally consisted of the opening […]

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Al-Kharj – 2013

September 17, 2013 Al Kharj oasis

The third season of excavation and survey by the Saudi-French project at al-Yamāma took place between the 24th of October and the 29th of November 2013. The collaborator from Éveha International, an anthropologist, took part in the only funerary component of the project. The project comprised several components : – Excavation […]

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