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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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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Pompeii – Porta Nocera – 2015

February 9, 2016 Pompei - Porta Nocera

A new excavation season took place on the Porta Nocera necropolis from 14th August to 26th September 2015. 26 people took part, including 3 interns. A new excavation zone was opened in the eastern part of the Necropolis (zone B), while work continued in the area already explored the previous […]

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Azores – 2015

December 14, 2015 Azores

The 2015 field season took place from 23rd July to 18th September 2015. Several of sites were investigated.   Bay of Angra do Heroismo, Terceira Clearing and scale drawings of the most exposed parts of the 19th century Angra A wreck (a section of the keel to the east, elements of […]

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Pegarinhos – 2015

December 14, 2015 Pegarinhos

The 2015 excavations at Vale de Mir, in Pegarinhos (Portugal) provided a rich body of information about the two occupations on the site.     The first occupation, which was previously represented by a rectangular stone building associated with a large retaining wall, is now well documented. This structure is part […]

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Lambaesis – 2011

November 7, 2015 Lambaesis

The 2011 season took place from August to October and involved the participation of French and Algerian archaeologists, as well as several specialists and interns.   This season was predominantly focused on the publication of two structures excavated during previous years: the house of Phrixus and Helle, and the “Tigress […]

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