Hegra – 2017

March 20, 2018 Hegra

The 2017 campaign of the Madain Salih French-Saoudi Archaeological Mission focused on five areas : – the large Nabataean urban sanctuary built at the top and around the sandstone mound. This religious complex consists of an upper temple and probably a lower temple. The latter is built on a terrace […]

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Pompeii – Porta Nocera – 2017

March 19, 2018 Pompei - Porta Nocera

The 2017 campaign ran from August 21st to September 30th. The first week was mainly devoted to material studies (glass, worked bones, oil lamps…). A training course on the study of cremations took place during the second week under the direction of Henri Duday. The archaeological investigations were therefore mostly […]

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Thâj – 2017

March 15, 2018 Thâj

Translation coming soon

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Leon Viejo – 2017

March 15, 2018 Leon Viejo

The archaeological project « Leon Viejo through Time and Space » was created in 2017 to better define the spatial and chrono-cultural characteristics of this important site of Nicaragua. During the first intervention, surveys were carried out to enlight the cultural stratigraphy of the site and to confirm the existence of a […]

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Qalhât Project – 2017

January 15, 2018 Qalhât

The Qalhat Project has been underway since 2007 in the Sultanate of Oman, under the direction of Axelle Rougeulle (UMR 8167, CNRS). It focuses on one of the most important port sites of the southern Arabian peninsula for the late Middle Ages.   After a decade spent on field missions […]

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Tamir Ulaan 2017

November 14, 2017 Tamir Ulaan

After four years of fieldwork, the 2017 campaign enabled to complete the excavation of the entire eastern part of the necropolis. Studies in laboratory are now to be done, and their results compared with those of the contemporary necropolis of Egyin Gol, previously excavated. They will also help organize the […]

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Pompei – Projet RECAP – 2016

October 26, 2017 Pompei - RECAP

The Recap Project is based on a multidisciplinary interpretation of archaeological data. It aims to shed light on practical reconstruction methods and techniques adopted during antiquity following an earthquake (coordination H. Dessales, AOROC/ENS, UMR 8546). These problematics have hardly been tackled in the study of Roman construction history, even though […]

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Dendara – 2016

October 26, 2017 Dendara

The excavations carried out from mid-November to mid-December 2016 had two purposes: to complete the research on the tombs opened in 2015 and to expand northward and westward the area already explored. An additional 600 m² have thus been opened, bringing the surface studied over the last two seasons to […]

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