Activities and Publications

Improvements to DASI Archive

New sections and tools have been recently added
A more flexible textual search tool on onomastics allows to broaden or restrict the search among the onomastic categories. The different types of names have been arranged in macro-categories that can be combined with AND/OR logic.
An entirely new section has been opened in order to gather the collections of artifacts catalogued by the DASI team in different museums worldwide.
Furthermore, the Help section has been translated into Arabic.

In the Desert Margins. The Settlement Process in the ancient South and East Arabia

Michel Mouton and Jérémie Schiettecatte 2014, L'ERMA di BRETSCHNEIDER, 334 pp., ISBN...
Ancient Arabia has promptly been pictured as a vast empty desert. Yet, for the last 40 years, by digging out of the sand buried cities, archaeological researches deeply reviewed this image. From the second half of the 1st millennium BC to the eve of Islam in East Arabia, and as early as the 8th cen...