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Along the aroma and spice routes. The harbour of Sumhuram, its territory and the trade between the Mediterranean, Arabia and India

Alessandra Avanzini (ed.) 2011, MB VISION - BANDECCHI E VIVALDI, 127 pp., ISBN: 978-88-8341-476-3, 20 euros

From 1996, the IMTO mission of the University of Pisa has been working on the site of Sumhuram, in the territory of Khor Rori (southern Oman), since ancient times a region famed for the excellence of the frankincense it produced.

This volume coincide with the conclusion of a project funded by MIUR wiyhin the PRIN 2007 programme, in which IMTO collaborated with the University of Florence and the University of Tuscia - Viterbo.

The book would not be restricted to specialists in the field, but aims to inform a broader public of some of the more significant results achieved in these two last years of research in Sumhuram.