Anas Al Khabour

Researcher of Ancient Middle East Archaeology and , Lund University

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Anas Al Khabour was director of the National Museum of Raqqa (2003-2008) and Director of the Antiquities Department of Raqqa (2006-2008). He has led and participated in numerous surveys and excavations in the Euphrates Valley through national, joint and international expeditions including Syrian-Japanese, Syrian-American, Syrian-Italian and Syrian-Spanish teams. He has worked as a researcher and lecturer at Gothenburg University in Sweden, the University Libre de Bruxelles, and was Curator of the Ancient Middle East Collection at the National Museums for World Culture in Stockholm. Currently, he is a researcher at Lund University in Sweden. His research focuses on Ancient Mesopotamian archaeology as well as endangered cultural heritage.


The Fertile Desert: A History of the Middle Euphrates Valley until the Arrival of Alexander

Anas Al Khabour

This book attempts to reconstruct the history of the Euphrates Valley between the mouths of the Balikh and the Khabour. Several surveys, archaeological expeditions, and interventions of the Syrian Directorate of Antiquities, have made a significant amount of data available which contribute to an improved overview of the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00