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31.01.2017 News

tourismA 2017

This is the third edition of “tourismA”, the international Exhibition of Archaeology organized by Archeologia Viva (magazine published by Giunti Editore). tourismA is addressed to public and private research institutions, parks, museums, tour operators and professional categories involved into the...
30.01.2017 News

SUM 2016B preliminary report

The second campaign of the 2016 at Sumhuram focused on areas F, G and H. In area F, huge rooms with plastered structures, more ancient than the temple of Sin, in addition to the northern part of the building BF8 were unearthed. Investigations in street A43 have confirmed it was an important place...
17.01.2017 News, Highlights

SLQ 2016B preliminary reports

A further campaign of field work took place between September 17th and December 15th, 2016 at Qaryat Salut. The excavations were concentrated in the trench-6, with three deep soundings in the rooms located in the north-eastern area. The burials of the Islamic period on the northern area of the site...
9.01.2017 News, Highlights

South Arabian funerary stelae from the British Museum collection

The funerary field is particularly interesting and rich in stimuli allowing us knowledge of religious thought and art of ancient civilisations. Pre-Islamic South Arabia produced a large amount of objects related to this field and, among them, the funerary stelae are the most important for their...
4.10.2016 News, Highlights

ʿAtaq Museum

The ‘Ataq Museum was built in 1981 according to plans drawn by the French Archaeological Mission at Shabwa. Most of the pieces were transferred to ‘Ataq from  the Museum of Shabwa in 1981-1982 and displayed by Rémy Audouin, as well as Alexander Sedov exhibited material from the...
19.09.2016 Highlights, News

Quaderni di Arabia Antica 4

After 20 years of research and excavation conducted by the Italian Mission to Oman, the ancient South Arabian port of Sumhuram is known in many of its aspects. The 4th issue of Quaderni di Arabia Antica is dedicated to the urban shrine, placed in Quarter A, the residential quarter. The diachronic...
31.08.2016 News

Ancient South Arabia: Kingdoms, Tribes and Traders

The international conference entitled Ancient South Arabia: Kingdoms, Tribes and Traders will be held at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Wien) from August, 31st to September, 2nd. The conference is promoted by the Library, Archive & Collection: Information and Services, Glaser-Collection...
27.06.2016 News

From Yemen to Amelia

The Archaeological Museum of Amelia is housing the exhibition of a small group of bronze artifacts from the Military Museum of Sana. "From Yemen to Amelia" is organized in collaboration with the University of Pisa, in the frame of a larger event, involving the Association for Research into Crime...
24.06.2016 News

Bronzes from the Military Museum of Sana: virtual exhibition

The bronze collection of the Military Museum, including sixteen pieces, was brought to Italy as a loan in 2014, in order to be restored by the University of Pisa. After restoration, carried out with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affaires, and preliminary study, a new and important...
23.05.2016 News

SUM16A preliminary report

The archaeological campaign at Sumhuram started on January 30th and ended on March 24th. Archaeological excavations focused on three main areas: area A, street A75, with the aim of checking stratigraphy; area F, square A20, to check the stratigraphy under the floor US54; area G, along the eastern...
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