Qalhât Development Project – 2016

October 9, 2017 Qalhât

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Qalhât Development Project – 2015

October 9, 2017 Qalhât

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Qalhât Project – 2016

February 17, 2017 Qalhât

The latest excavation season of the QP (French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, CNRS) took place from 20 November to 16 December 2016. Part of the work involved continuing the detailed survey of the central area of the town, so as to obtain a more accurate general plan. […]

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Qalhât Project – november 2015

March 7, 2016 Qalhât

The latest field season of the Qalhât Project was carried out by a four-person team from 18 November to 18 December 2015.   The systematic survey programme, ongoing for the past several years, continued in the central area of the town. In early 2016, this work will be supplemented by […]

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Qalhât Project – february 2015

June 19, 2015 Qalhât

A short period of work took place at Qalhât in February 2015 (Ill 1). The principal aim was to estimate the amount of time that would be necessary to gain a full understanding of the building B39, which was uncovered during the previous season.   While the majority of the […]

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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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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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Qalhât Development Project – 2013

December 31, 2013 Qalhât

The 2013a season was the first of the Qalhât Development Project, supported by the Omani Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MHC) and directed by A. Rougeulle (CNRS).   The principal aim of this season was to gain a better understanding of part of the north-west quarter of the ancient city […]

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