Axelle Rougeulle

Axelle Rougeulle is a member of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Orient & Méditerranée Section (Paris, France). She specialized in the history of trade in the Eastern Islamic world and the Indian Ocean in medieval times, focusing on port cities, land and sea routes, and interregional exchanges. She has worked in Iraq, Bahrain, and Yemen, where she studied the ancient ports of Hadramaut, Mahra, and Sharma. From 2008 to 2016, in collaboration with the Ministry of Heritasge and Culture (now Heritage and Tourism), she directed the research project at Qalhat, the results of which are presented here.


Qalhat, a Medieval Port City of Oman

Axelle Rougeulle

Although it is one of the main archaeological sites in Oman, the medieval port of Qalhat, near Sur in Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate, has long remained poorly documented. The extensive research initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism shed striking light on the history of this famous harbour city. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Sur les chemins d’Onagre: Histoire et archéologie orientales

ed. Axelle Rougeulle

This volume is in honour of Monik Kervran, a pioneer of the French Islamic archaeology in the Middle East. Through the nineteen international contributions found within, the editors and contributors wish to highlight the variety of Monik Kervran’s scientific interests. READ MORE

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Axelle Rougeulle

Excavation reports from the medieval port of Sharma, discovered in 1996 at the extremity of the Ra's Sharma, 50km east of al-Shihr on the Hadramawt coast of Yemen. READ MORE

Paperback: £88.00 | eBook: £16.00