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H 290 x W 205 mm

464 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (124 colour plates)

Published Jul 2018

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784919474

Digital: 9781784919481

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Syria; excavations; heritage; culture; archaeology; aleppo; damascus; Daraa; Suweida; Hassake; Homs; Hama; Idlib; Lattakieh; Raqqa; Deir Ez-Zor

Archaeological Explorations in Syria 2000-2011

Proceedings of ISCACH-Beirut 2015

Edited by Jeanine Abdul Massih, Shinichi Nishiyama

Associate Editor Hanan Charaf, Ahmad Deb

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Syria has been a major crossroads of civilizations in the ancient Near East since the dawn of human kind. This volume brings together scholars involved in archaeological activities in Syria and focusses on the scientific aspects of each explored site, allowing researchers to examine in detail each heritage site, its characteristics and identity.


About the Author

Jeanine Abdul Massih is professor in art and archaeology at the Lebanese University. She specializes in Hellenistic and Roman settlements, town planning, and architecture. ;

Shinichi Nishiyama is associate professor at Chubu University, Japan. He specializes in the Iron Age culture of the ancient Near East, especially in the northern Levant. ;

Hanan Charaf is assistant professor in art and archaeology at the Lebanese University. She specializes in Near Eastern history and archaeology during the Bronze and Iron Ages in the central Levant. ;

Ahmad Deb holds a PhD in archaeology and is currently Head of the Department of the Historical Buildings and Archaeological Documentation at the Directorate General of Antiquities of Syria.