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7.03.2014 News

2014A archaeological campaign at Salut

Started on January 25th, the 2014A archaeological campaign at Salut and the Bronze Age Tower is coming to its conclusion (March 20th). Works at Salut further exposed the impressive mudbrick walls with stone foundations that surrounded the site during its earlier phase. Restoration of several...
1.03.2014 News

"Building" the museum: workshop

The workshop "Building" the museum is being held at the Museum of Frankincense Land in Salalah. Organized by Prof. Avanzini within the ERC-project DASI, the worshop involves experts in museology from European museums and archaeologists from several research institutions, as well as the members of...
12.02.2014 News

Visions of Oman: from Ptolemy to the Present

The seminar entitled "The Natural Heritage of the Sultanate of Oman: Field Science in Oman - Past, Present and Future" will be hosted on Tuesday 4 March 2014 by the National Field Research Centre for Environmental Conservation, Sultanate of Oman at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG),...
7.02.2014 News

Archaeological investigation at Sumhuram: SUM14A

Both archaeological investigation and architectural restoration are being carried out at the ancient site of Sumhuram. Excavations are being focused on the residential area and on the main square of the city, in front of the temple of the god Syn. Excavations in those areas are aimed at reaching...
21.01.2014 News

Collections in DASI

The DASI project is continuing the task that began with the MENCAWAR Project and the CASIS Project of digitizing and making available to scholars the South Arabian inscriptions preserved in several collections around the world, with a special attention to the still unpublished items. More than 200...
14.01.2014 News

Inscriptions from the southern Highlands of Yemen

The cataloguing of the vast corpus of inscriptions preserved in the museums of Yemen, carried out within the CASIS project, has yielded interesting and unexpected results. In particular, the two museums in Dhamār and the museum in Baynūn have provided an abundance of historical documentation that...
27.11.2013 News

The Archaeology of North Arabia: Oasis and Landscapes

The University of Wien will host an international congress focused on the research projects that are being carried out in the North-West Arabia. The invited scholars will deal with the state of the art and the emerging research scenarios, in preparation of the archaeological project at the site of...
21.11.2013 News

Rome and the Red Sea

The conference "Rome and the Red Sea: from Augustus to Diocletian" (University of Pisa, October, 30th) has been an opportunity for fruitful discussion on Rome’s relations with the Red Sea basin and India during the Imperial age. Prof. Speidel from the University of Bern illustrated the unexpected...
31.10.2013 News

Digital Heritage 2013

The Digital Heritage congress is the largest international scientific event on digital technology applied to the protection, documentation, and understanding of cultural heritage. It brings together researchers, educators, scientists, industry professionals and policy makers to explore the...
29.10.2013 News

Vacancies at KCHR

Applications are invited for Research Assistant positions in the multi disciplinary, Pattanam Archaeological Research by the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR). The major activities will include excavation, exploration, preparation of reports, archio-science studies, conservation of...
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