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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Tyre – 2012

October 2, 2012

The 2012 season led to – among others – three important advances in our understanding of the town of Tyre. Firstly, in Zone 1, known as the medieval cathedral, the remains of a small building containing a basin were uncovered to the north-east of the cathedral, under vegetation and modern […]

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Qalhât Project – 2012

September 12, 2012 Qalhât

Publication of the research The fifth season of the Qalhât Project took place from October 30 to December 6, 2012. This project is joint funded by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture of the Sultanate of Oman, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the CNRS, and is directed by […]

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Tyre – 2011

November 20, 2011

During the field season which took place in October 2011, the work already begun in the various zones of the archaeological park continued. The northern part of the site contains the ruins of a church known as the “Crusader Cathedral”, which was largely preserved until the 19th century. Excavated – […]

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