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13.02.2015 News

Cataloguing graffiti and rock art scenes from Saudi Arabia

A meeting focusing on cataloguing and digitization of graffiti from Saudi Arabia will be organized within the project DASI in Pisa on 17th-18th February. Delegates of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, of the King Saud University and the CNRS will attende the meeting together with...
12.02.2015 News

ICOMOS Oman International Conference on Archaeological Parks and Sites

The Omani committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites has organized the next International Conference on Archaeological Parks and Sites, in cooperation with ICOMOS Paris. The conference will take place at the Dhofar University (Salalah, Oman), from 23rd to 25th February. Parks...
10.02.2015 News


The North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics is the annual appointment for those interested in research on linguistic topics relevant to the languages of the Afroasiatic phylum (Chadic, Berber, Cushitic, Omotic, Egyptian, and Semitic). Topics related to all aspects of Afroasiatic...
26.01.2015 News

DASI workshop: Aramaic iscriptions of the Gulf

A workshop on the Aramaic inscriptions of the Gulf will be held in Pisa from January, 27th to February, 3rd. Dr. Maria Gorea, researcher of the Université de Paris VIII - Département d’hébreu, will take part to the workshop and will explain the peculiarities of those inscriptions. Particular...
19.01.2015 News

SUM15A campaign just begun

The first archaeological and architectural campaign at Khor Rori for the year 2015 started on 1st January and will end on 20th February. The results of the previous campaign have led to establish as the main goal the clarification of the connections between the Monumental Building 2 and the...
19.01.2015 News

Preliminary report of SUM14C

Three archaeological campaigns were carried out in 2014 at Khor Rori. During the third campaign the excavation activities were performed in Area A and Area F. In Area A excavations were aimed at understanding the link between street A113 and buildings BA15, BB2 and BB4. In the so-called...
7.01.2015 News

Salut 2014B campaign: reports published

The second archaeological campaign of 2014 at Salut has been carried out from October,4th to December, 11th. Whereas at Salut proper archaeological excavation has come to an halt and the works have focused on the completion of the sites protection, restoration and rebuilding, at the Early Bronze...
5.01.2015 News

A new corpus of inscriptions in DASI

DASI archive presents a new epigraphic corpus, which gathers the published Early Sabaic inscriptions from Ethiopia. The texts come from a territory comprising the South of Eritrea and the North of Ethiopia (Tigray region), where Saba extended its influence in the first half of the I millennium BC. ...
4.01.2015 News

Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology at Pattanam

The Indian Institute of Archaeology, an academic centre of the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) at Pattanam, is launching a new “Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology: An interdisciplinary programme in Material Culture Studies”. The KCHR which leads the multi-disciplinary excavations at...
22.12.2014 News

Unearthing Pattanam. Explore "Muciri Pattinam", the legendary Indian Ocean port site

The National Museum of New Delhi houses an exhibition dedicated to the archaeological site of Pattanam. The exhibition shows the results of the research about the ancient port overlooking the Indian Ocean and explains the excavation works conducted at the archaeological site. A replica of the...
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