Activities and Publications

Salut Bronze Age Tower and the Harappan world

Petrographic and chemical study of the Indus-related pottery
Stemming from the abundant presence of Indus-related pottery at ST1, as well as from the discovery of the stone stamp seal bearing Indus script and figuration, a petrographic and chemical study of a sample of such pottery was began, in collaboration.
Besides, a study of the manufacturing technique of the seal will be carried out, as well as that of three carnelian beads for which sourcing will also be attempted.

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...