Qalhât Project – 2013

December 18, 2013 Qalhât

The first season of the second four-year phase of the Qalhât Project took place from November 11 to December 14, 2012. This second four-year phase is run in parallel with the Qalhât Development Project, and aims to continue research on the town in addition to the zones already studied during […]

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Kunara – 2013

October 20, 2013 Kunara

Excavations at the site of Kunara, which were begun in 2012, continued between August and October of 2013. Further investigations were carried out in the three excavation zones opened during the previous season. The Upper Town The continuation of excavations in the Upper Town led to a better understanding of […]

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Gabii – 2013

October 18, 2013 Gabii

The 2013 fieldwork season   The first excavation season took place from the 5th of August to the 12th of September 2013. Its aim was to establish the nature of the remains and their stratigraphy and to characterise various earlier excavation areas. The 2013 season principally consisted of the opening […]

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Al-Kharj – 2013

September 17, 2013 Al Kharj oasis

The third season of excavation and survey by the Saudi-French project at al-Yamāma took place between the 24th of October and the 29th of November 2013. The collaborator from Éveha International, an anthropologist, took part in the only funerary component of the project. The project comprised several components : – Excavation […]

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Tyre – 2013

June 20, 2013

The sixth season of excavations and survey took place from the 7th-26th of October 2013. The main priority was the investigation of the mosque which predated the cathedral (Zone 1) and the Byzantine martyrium recently identified to the east of the site (Zone 4), but also the latrines of the […]

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Mentesh Tepe – 2013

January 1, 2013 Mentesh Tepe

Currently the results of the archaeological campaign are being studied and are not communiquables.

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Kunara – 2012

November 7, 2012 Kunara

The site of Kunara, which was identified during walk-over survey in 2011, was first excavated in 2012. Mapping the site Initially, magnetic survey was carried out on the parts of the site where terrain permitted – principally on the Lower Town. This revealed the presence of numerous walls, but the […]

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Tanis – 2012

October 18, 2012 Tanis

In the autumn of 2012, Éveha International sent one of their topographers to take part in the Mission Française des Fouilles de Tanis. Unfortunately, technical problems prevented the work from taking place as initially envisaged. During this season, work continued on a number of wells discovered in the temenos of […]

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