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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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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