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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...
18.12.2014 News

The Italian Mission to Oman is on facebook!

The Italian Mission to Oman has its own page on FB: [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Italian-Mission-to-Oman/726857794060086]. Pictures, videos and news will timely be posted. Follow the archaeological and restoration works in "direct broadcast". Click Like, comment and share!
10.12.2014 News

Khor Rori from a new point of view

Unprecedented images of the archaeological site of Khor Rori are available. Indeed a complete photo and video survey of the site has been carried out with the aim of a drone. The shooting has provided for the first time a fascinating, full view from above of the overall site and the surrounding...
25.11.2014 News

Inscriptions from the Southern Highlands of Yemen. Presentation of the volume

The volume "Inscriptions from the Southern Highlands of Yemen" publishes the epigraphic collections of three museums of the Dhamar governorate, a region situated in the highlands of Yemen, south of the capital Sana. This volume by Alessia Prioletta, which examines the populations who inhabited...
4.11.2014 News

2014 ASOR Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research will be held in San Diego, CA, from November 19th to 22nd 2014 at The Westin San Diego hotel. The Annual Meeting brings together ASOR's academic community. Over 1,000 scholars of archaeology, linguistics, geography, epigraphy,...
3.11.2014 News

MEDINA 4th training course

The last training course of the project MEDINA will be held on November, 4th-5th at the Yarmouk University, Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology. The two-days intensive course will focus on planning museums including collections of antiquities, especially ancient inscriptions, and communicating...
29.10.2014 News

Restoration of bronzes from Yemen

Some of the bronze artifacts lent by the Military Museum of Sana have been definitively restored. The bronzes had been lent to the UniPi within the framework of a cultural cooperation agreement supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affaires in order to restore and make them known to the...
14.10.2014 News

DASI: newly catalogued inscriptions

In the last months, DASI project has digitized in its online archive nearly 200 Ancient South Arabian inscriptions. The entire ASA epigraphic collection of the Louvre Museum is now accessible for fruition, as well as the corpora of the inscriptions published in the volumes Problemi storici della...
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