Banbhore – 2015

April 24, 2018 Banbhore

In 2015 was led the last campaign of the four-year research programme on the ancient city of Banbhore. The aim of this French campaign was to find the first traces of occupation on the Banbhore site and to identify and characterize the pre-Islamic port zone.   Eight surveys were opened, […]

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La Tijereta – 2016

April 20, 2018 La Tijereta

Thanks to an exceptionally low level of the Cocibolca Lake waters, 118 rock engravings were studied in detail. At least 260 different petroglyphs were identified. Both the disparity and the amount of these motifs make La Tijereta Site the main rock art site of Ometepe Island, or even of all […]

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Aghmat – 2018

April 17, 2018 Aghmat

Translation coming soon.

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Khor al Jarāma – 2018

April 5, 2018 Jarama

Qarhât al Add The aerial shots and the photogrammetry survey helped to understand better this dry-stone building. This last one measures 21 length, to 6 m wide and maximum 1,20m high for the wall. The total internal surface is 110 m2. Aerial photos allowed also to see pathway starting from […]

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Kunara – 2016

March 20, 2018 Hegra

The 2016 campaign lasted six weeks, from Septembrer to October, continuing the excavations in the three areas (B, C, E) opened in 2015. In area E, stone basements had been interpreted in 2015 as partitions or installations of the monumental building revealed by a long massive wall. It appeared finally […]

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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

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