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29.02.2016 News

Salut on Archeologia Viva

The new issue of the popular magazine Archeologia Viva includes a contribution on Salut. The site, placed in the "hearth of Oman", its architectural features and the peculiarities of its material culture are described: the Bronze Age tower and the tombs; the fortified settlement on the top of the...
26.02.2016 News


The EADH -European Association for Digital Humanities was founded in 1973 and is today the longest standing DH organization. It brings together and represents the Digital Humanities in Europe across the entire spectrum of disciplines that research, develop, and apply digital humanities methods and...
22.01.2016 News, Highlights

MEDINA digital catalogue

In line with the objectives of encouraging the use of new technologies for the promotion and accessibility of Mediterranean cultural heritage, and enhancing the epigraphic collections of Lebanese and Jordanian museums, MEDINA project has published the MEDINA digital catalogue. The digital catalogue...
14.01.2016 News

Archaeological report of SUM 2015C

The excavation activities performed in the last archaeological campaign of 2015 at Sumhuram focused on the south-western area of the city, in the square in front of the temple of Sin (A20), in the area in front of the monumental entrance (Area A) and outside the western city-wall.
11.01.2016 News

2015B: preliminary report of the discovery of Salut settlement

The second campaign of 2015 at Salut has led to an unexpected discovery: the actual, major Iron Age site that has to be linked with the already excavated “fort” of Salut to form what can be considered one of the most impressive sites of this date in the whole South East Arabia. Moreover...
16.12.2015 News

Final conferences of MEDINA

The project MEDINA is coming to the end. In the two years of the project many activities have been carried out and many outputs have been produced. There are among them the digitization of the South Arabian collection of the Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale di Roma, the Phoenician collection of the...
16.12.2015 News

Discovered the settlement of Salut

The monumental site of Salut had seemed to have no connection with a coeval settlement, although several remains dating back to the Iron Age have been identified in the surrounding plain. The last excavation campaign (November-December 2015) has drastically changed this reality: the team of IMTO...
3.12.2015 News

Arabian Archaeology in the 21st Century

On December 9th, 2015, the Leiden University Center for the Study of Islam and Society and the Leiden Center for the Study of Ancient Arabia will host a joint conference to highlight the state-of-the-art in Arabian Archaeology in the 21st century. The event will gather prominent...
11.11.2015 News

"Early Historic Port Cities" workshop

The 3rd international workshop on "Early Historic Port Cities: Architectural Features, Construction Techniques and Conservation with special reference to Pattanam" will be held at Pattanam Archaeological Site, from 23rd to 27th November. The workshop is organized by the Kerala Council for...
11.11.2015 News

2015B field season at Salut and ST1

On November, 2nd a new field season began at the Early Bronze Age site ST1, near Salut. Works will focus on the investigation of an area inside the main ditch that was secondarily used for daily life activities, as witnessed by the numerous fireplaces discovered there. Further data on the ancient...
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