The Mission Archéologique Franco-Népalaise au Mustang (MAFNAM) was created in 2023 by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology of Nepal and the University of California. It explores the high Himalayan region of Mustang, west of Nepal, to study the dynamics of settlement in the region through time.
Since 2017, the Mission Archéologique Franco-Ouzbèke en Bactriane Protohistorique (MAFBAP), led by Johanna Lhuillier (CNRS/Archéorient) and Shapulat Shaydullaev (Termez State Univ.), has been exploring the Kayrit Oasis located on the foothills of the Kugitang Tau in ancient Bactria (Uzbekistan). The aim of the project is to understand the transition from Bronze Age Oxus civilization (c. 2200/2000-1500/1400 B.C.) to Early Iron Age cultures (1500/1400 - 1000 B.C.) and the dynamics of settlement and adaptation during the latter period.
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Tell Keila, inhabited since the Bronze Age until the middle of the 20th century, has been studied since 2015 by a mission of the University of Montpellier 3 (Sylvie Blétry, mission of the EA 4424 CRISES, then of the Labex Archimède and the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs)
Éveha International is participating in the Farasân Islands Archaeological Mission (MIFA), a Saudi-French project to study the archaeological heritage of this archipelago located in the southeastern Red Sea of Saudi Arabia off the city of Jizān. The project is led by Solène Marion de Procé (Université Paris 1 / AnHiMA / LabEx Dynamite) and Muḥammad al-Malki (Heritage Commission).
The island of Saï preserves innumerable archaeological vestiges testifying to human occupations from the Palaeolithic to the modern period. Since the 1950s, teams of French archaeologists have contributed to their study. Under the direction of Vincent Francigny (CNRS, UMR 8167 Orient & Méditerranée) since 2015, the current mission focuses mainly on the Pharaonic period fortified city and several Meroitic necropolises.
Implanté dans le nord de l’Arabie Saoudite, le site de Dadan fait l’objet d’un nouveau programme de recherche dirigé par Jérôme Rohmer (CNRS-UMR 8167 Orient et Méditerranée) et Abdulrahman Alsuhaibani (King Saud University-RCU).
La vieille ville d’al’Ulâ est localisée dans le nord de l’Arabie Saoudite. Elle est au coeur d’un ambitieux programme de réhabilitation et de recherche. Dans ce cadre, une équipe d’Éveha International dirigée par Laurent Fiocchi a effectué une étude préliminaire du bâti et quelques sondages afin d’en savoir plus sur ses origines et son histoire. Ce projet est financé par l’Agence Française pour al Ula (AFALULA) et la Royal Commission for al Ula (RCU).
Les résultats de ce programme seront présentés ultérieurement.
The Bear Island Project, led by Sébastien Perrot-Minnot (Eveha International), is a continuation of the Sadie Cove Project (2017-2018). It relates to the rock painting site of Bear Island, which is located on Alaska’s south-central coast (Kachemak Bay). This project comprising two field seasons (2019-2020) is aimed at documenting, analyzing and contextualizing the rich rock art manifestations of Bear Island. It could make it possible to define a rock art of the Kachemak Tradition (circa 1500 BC-600 to 1000 AD), a cultural entity attributed to the Alutiiq or “Pacific Eskimo”.
The international participatory school "Human Origins Heritage" was organized in the central part of Java Island for two years by Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana of Salatiga (UKSW) and Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN). Its aim is to enable students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to develop within the framework of this program a short project, with interdisciplinary issues, in contact with the local Sangiran dome communities.
Eveha International collaborates to the "ANR project JCJC: OASIWAT". Directed by Louise Purdue (CNRS, CEPAM-UMR 7264, Nice Sophia Antipolis University) it takes place between the Emirates (Masafi, Dayah and Khatt) and the Sultanate of Oman (Rustaq).
Eveha International carried out a preliminary study of the glass artefacts found on the Mambré Oak site in Hebron (West Bank). This project is led by Jehad Yasin (Department of Antiquities of the West Bank) and Vincent Michel (University of Poitiers, HeRMA).
The Concha European project (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange - RISE) is supervised by the CHAM (NOVA FCSH-UAc University, Lisbon, Portugal).
Focused on the study of the Atlantic area from the end of the 15th to the 18th century, its main objective is to build, through missions, a network of researchers coming from the eleven partner institutions in Europe, Africa and the Americas.
PhD Rigoberto Navarro-Genie (Scientific Director of Éveha Nicaragua) has co-directed the systematic survey and study of the La Tijereta rock engravings, on the island of Ometepe (Nicaragua). Roberto Sirias (archaeologist, Éveha Nicaragua) is associated to this project.
The French Archeological Mission of Khor Jarama is headed by Christophe Sévin-Allouet (Éveha International) in the Sultanate of Oman. This mission, under the supervision of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture of Oman, l’Institut des Déserts et des Steppes, and Éveha International, aims to study a prehistoric necropolis located in the vicinity of the village of Ras al-Hadd, in the Ja’alan region.
‘Leon Viejo through Time and Space’ project is directed by Rigoberto Navarro Genie (Éveha Nicaragua) and co-directed by Sébastien Perrot-Minnot (Éveha International). The project is financed by the Nicaraguan Cultural Institute (INC) and, in part, by the Embassy of Luxembourg.
La fouille du site de Tamir Ulaan Khoshuu est co-dirigée par le Professeur Tsagaan Turbat (Institut d’Histoire et d’Archéologie de l’Académie des Sciences de Mongolie) et le Professeur Eric Crubezy (Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III). Il bénéficie de la participation et du soutien de l’Institut des Déserts et des Steppes (dir. scientifique professeur Pierre-Henri Giscard).
The Sadie Cove Project is led by Sébastien Perrot-Minnot (Eveha International) under the authority of the Alaska Office of History and Archaeology. Sadie Cove is a rock art site adorned with wall paintings in the central southern coast of Alaska (USA).
Éveha International est associé à l'étude du site de Thâj, en Arabie Saoudite. Ce projet est copiloté par le CNRS (UMR 7041 ArScAn), l’Université de Leyde (Pays-Bas) et la Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, avec le soutien du Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du développement international. Il est codirigé par J. Rohmer (CNRS), A. al-Jallad (Leyde) et M. al-Hajiri (SCTH).
Taposiris Magna is an Egyptian city of Hellenistic foundation, about 60 km west of Alexandria. The French mission is studying the history of this port city, located both on the western end of Lake Mariout and on the Mediterranean. It is directed by Marie-Françoise Boussac, Professor of Greek History at the University of Paris X - Nanterre.
Eveha International participe à la Mission Archéologique Française d’Oman Central (FAMCO), dirigée par Guillaume Gernez (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne).
Cette mission est placée sous l’égide de l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne et du Ministry of Heritage and Culture Omanais.
In 2015, two archaeologists from Éveha International took part in excavations carried out as part of the restoration project on the temple of West Mebon, in Cambodia. This project is directed by Marie-Catherine Beaufeïst (Heritage architect – École Française d'Extrême-Orient).
An archaeological surveyor from Éveha International participates in the research project on the Porta Ercolano in Pompeii. The team is directed by S. Zanella (Paris I/Collège de France), L. Cavassa (CNRS, University of Aix-Marseille), N. Laubry (University of Créteil), and N. Monteix (University of Rouen).
Mission Archéologique du Sud-Est Jordanien (MASEJ)
Eveha International participe à la Mission Archéologique du Sud-Est Jordanien, dirigée par Wael Abu-Azizeh (CNRS, Archéorient – UMR 5133) et Mohammad Tarawneh (Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Pétra/Wadi Mussa). Cette mission est placée sous l’égide du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères et du Développement International.
Éveha International participates in research on the prehistoric site of Dikili Tash. This project is directed by Pascal Darcque, Zoï Tsirtsoni (CNRS, UMR 7041), Haïdo Koukouli-Chryssanthaki (Emeritus Ephor at the Greek Ministry of Culture) and Dimitra Malamidou (Greek Ministry of Culture).
Éveha International participates in research on the site of Mada'in Saleh, Saudi Arabia. This project is directed by L.Nehmé (CNRS - UMR 8167 Orient & Méditerranée), D. Al-Tahli (University of Hail, Saudi Arabia) and F. Villeneuve (University of Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne) and takes place under the auspices of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.
Since 2013, a team led by Dominque Parayre, Professor Emeritus at Lille 3 University (UMR 7041 ArScAn, VEPMO team (Du village à l'état au Proche et au Moyen-Orient), Maison de l'Archéologie et de l'Ethnologie, 92 Nanterre, France) has taken part in the Mission Archéologique d'Enfeh, directed by Nadine Panayot-Haroun (head of the Department of Archaeology and Museology of the University of Balamand).
In 2015, Éveha International took part in underwater excavations carried out on the islands of Terceira and Faial in the Azores, in collaboration with the CHAM (Centre for overseas research in archaeology and history of the NOVA University of Lisbon) and under the direction of José Antonio Bettencourt.
In 2012, Éveha International took part in excavations at Tanis, as part of the Mission Française des Fouilles de Tanis (EPHE/MAE). This partnership was renewed in 2014 in the context of a new MFFT research programm, directed by François Leclère.
Éveha International provides part of the funding for a new research programme on the Porta Nocera necropolis in Pompeii directed by William Van Andringa (University of Lille III), Thomas Creissen (Éveha International) and Henri Duday (University of Bordeaux).
Since 2012, International Éveha is associated with Kunara's mission in Iraqi Kurdistan. Originally directed by Christine Kepinski (CNRS, UMR 7041), this project is now under responsible of Aline Tenu (CNRS, UMR 7041).
As part of new research being carried out at the site of Gabii, Éveha International provides various archaeological services on behalf of the project directed by Daniel Roger (Curator, Louvre Museum, and with the collaboration of Charles-Édouard Sauvin and Aurora Taiuti, project supervisors).
Research at Duzdagi ('salt mountain' in Azeri) forms part of the Aras Basin Archaeological Project, which is directed by Dr. Catherine Marro (CNRS) and by Prof. Dr. Veli Bakhshaliyev (Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences).
Since 2011, a team of Pakistani, French and Italian researchers have been carrying out new studies on the site of Banbhore (one of the most important archaeological site in Pakistan), under the joint direction of Asma Ibrahim (State Bank Museum, Pakistan), Monique Kervran (CNRS, Paris) and Valeria Piacentini (Univeristy of the Sacred Heart, Milan).
Éveha International is involved in a project directed by Jérémie Shiettecatte (CNRS, UMR 8167 Orient et Méditerranée) and Abdalaziz al-Ghazzi (King Saud University, Riyadh), which takes place at the site of al-Yamāma, in the al-Kharj oasis, south-east of Riyadh.