Pompeii – Porta Nocera – 2014

November 27, 2014 Pompei - Porta Nocera

The excavations carried out in 2014 were the first to take place as part of this new research programme. Their aim was to assess the archaeological potential of the site in order to establish a suitable strategy for the coming years. The aim was also to evaluate the usefulness of […]

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Tanis – 2014

November 12, 2014 Tanis

The season which took place in the spring of 2014 at Tanis (in the northeast of the Nile Delta, Egypt) was the first of a new four-year project focused principally on the organisation of the urban architecture and the hydrological palaeoenvironment of the Roman period town. It also involves Egyptological […]

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Qalhât Project – 2014

November 2, 2014 Qalhât

The Qalât Project’s seventh season took place in November and December of 2014. Four researchers and a team of a dozen labourers took part in the project. The survey begun the previous year was continued. Extensive excavations took place on a new building – B39. Mapping the site (ill 1) […]

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Banbhore – 2014

October 25, 2014 Banbhore

The 2014 fieldwork season The Banbhore project continued in 2014 with a restricted number of participants, which limited the amount of work that could be carried out. Nevertheless, important results were achieved. Two trenches were excavated in January and February of 2014. The first was opened in the central (and […]

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Pompeii – Fortuna – 2014

October 5, 2014 Pompeii - Fortuna

Work carried out in spring of 2014 concentrated on the publication. The various researchers involved in the project held a meeting in Pompeii in order to make progress on a number of issues. In addition, several field tests were carried out. Publication is planned for 2016.

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Pegarinhos – 2014

September 20, 2014 Pegarinhos

In 2014 the third season of excavations took place at Vale de Mir-Pegarinhos (Portugal), as part of the four-year project directed by Pedro Pereira and Tony Silvino. The two previous fieldwork seasons had revealed an ensemble of Classical remains located on a hillside below the walls of an Iron Age […]

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Duzdagi – 2014

August 25, 2014 Duzdagi

The 2014 fieldwork season   The project is based around three main research areas. The first of these involves further excavations at the site of Kültepe I, which was excavated in the 1950s and 1960s, in order to gain a better understanding of the stratigraphy, of which only a very […]

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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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