Duzdagi – 2015

October 13, 2016 Duzdagi

During the 2015 field season, work focused on two sectors. The first of these was the interior of mine M9, where previously we had only been able to open a very small sondage. This year, a large area of the north gallery was excavated. This gallery appeared to display traces […]

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Dush – 2014

October 6, 2016 Dush

The 2014 season was largely focused on preparing the publication of the recent excavation seasons. The collaborator from Éveha International, Thierry Gonon, has been a member of the project team since 1996. This year he undertook further examination of the qanats, of which he is a specialist. In addition, work […]

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Hegra – 2016

October 6, 2016 Hegra

The eighth excavation season of the Franco-Saudi project at Hegra took place from 17 January to 5 March 2016, under the direction of Laïla Nehmé (CNRS), François Villeneuve (University of Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne) et Daifallah al-Talhi (University of Hail). This year, the project had four main aims: – continue the excavation […]

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Tyre – 2015

August 24, 2016 Tyre

Éveha International has participated in the Tyre project since 2011, by producing the site plans. Xavier Husson therefore went to the site from 5-25 October, where his role involved conducting the topographical and architectural surveys, as well as survey of the excavation trenches aimed at reconstructing and interpreting the site’s […]

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Enfeh – 2015

July 11, 2016 Enfeh

The 2015 season saw the continuation of work begun in previous years. Two excavation trenches were opened, and the fill layers of two cisterns partly excavated. In the trenches, well conserved archaeological remains were observed, such as floor levels, wall sections and various other installations. The associated artefacts can be […]

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Al-Kharj – 2016

July 11, 2016 Al Kharj oasis

The fifth excavation season of the Franco-Saudi project at al-Kharj, co-directed by Jérémie Schiettecatte (CNRS) and Abdalaziz al-Hammad (SCTA, Riyadh), took place from 5 January to 5 February 2016. This season had three main objectives:   – Excavation of a Bronze Age necropolis on the site of Ayn al-Dila   […]

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Pompeii – RECAP Project – 2015

April 28, 2016 Pompei - RECAP

The 2015 season was essentially a preparatory phase. The various project collaborators travelled to Pompeii to determine the research programme’s schedule on-site and to better evaluate the work to be carried out. Research will be officially launched at the beginning of summer 2016 in the form of doctoral work placements […]

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Aghmat – 2015

April 28, 2016 Aghmat

Archaeological excavation was quite limited during this season. Only the area around the qubba was investigated, revealing new features and giving us a greater understanding of the development of this part of the town. Among the elements studied was a large, carefully constructed basin for ablutions. A topographical survey of […]

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