You will be automatically redirected. Is nothing happening? To our new Archaeology website.
In January 2014 the first season will take place of a new research project from the Faculty of Archaeology in Oman.
The Late Neolithic period in Upper Mesopotamia is hot.
Olivier Nieuwenhuyse , member of the Faculty of Archaeology, was successful in receiving a grant from the Bijvanck Foundation for a first campaign of work at Tell Begum, northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan). A small international team directed by Olivier Nieuwenhuyse in a joint effort with the Directorate General of Antiquities and Heritage shall be in the field a few weeks later this summer to explore the potential for a more substantial project at this intriguing prehistoric site and to develop local partnerships. The site lies within the area of the Shahrizor Survey Project .
Studies in Early Near Eastern Production, Subsistence, and Environment, vol.16. Edited by Noriyuki Shirai .
Dr. Joanita Vroom (Near Eastern and Mediterranean archaeology) has been invited to join the prestigious French POMEDOR Project as co-applicant and regional coordinator for Greece and Turkey. The POMEDOR Project focusses on the interaction between population, pottery and food in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean and uses an interdisciplinary archaeological, archaeometric and historical approach to this new field of study.
24 years of excavations on one DVD: The archive of Tell Sabi Abyad will be digitized with a grant from DANS
DANS (Digital Archiving and Networked Services - an institute of the KNAW) has granted an application for a Small Data Project for the digitizing and disclosure of the Tell Sabi Abyad archive.
Professor Peter Akkermans of the Faculty of Archaeology has begun a new research project in the barren and desolate northeastern desert of Jordan: the Jebel Qurma Archaeological Landscape Project.
ERC Grant for Bleda Düring for research on Hegemonic Practices of the Middle Assyrian Empire of Tell Sabi Abyad.
The European research Council had awarded a Starting Independent Researcher Grant to Bleda Düring for the project "Consolidating Empire. Hegemonic Practices of the Middle Assyrian Empire at the Late Bronze Age Fortified Estate of Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, ca. 1230 – 1180 BC". The new research will start in January 2012.
In the beginning of May 2011 Diederik Meijer reached the age of 65. In honour of his retirement a symposium was organised on the 15th of April, at the end of which he was presented with an honorary volume “Correlates of Complexity – Essays in Archaeology and Assyriology. Fortunately Diederik Meijer will remain attached to the Faculty of Archaeology in the coming years in which he will focus on his research.
In this book, Bleda Düring offers an archaeological analysis of Asia Minor, the area equated with much of modern-day Turkey, from 20,000 to 2,000 BC.
This week a Joint Palestinian-Dutch expedition in cooperation with UNESCO started (2010-2012). Funded by the Government of The Netherlands. The major activities of the project include scientific research and the formulation and implementation of a Management Plan. For this the three involved institutions MOTA-DACH, the University of Leiden (Faculty of Archaeology), and UNESCO, work closely together with local stakeholders to implement the project.
The Netherlands organisation for Scientific Research NWO has granted a subsidy to prof. dr Wilfred H. van Soldt (Humanities, LIAS) and dr Diederik J.W. Meijer (Archaeology, Near East) to conduct a pilot excavation in Iraqi Kurdistan.
A timeless vale. Archaeological and related essays on the Jordan Valley in honour of Gerrit van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday.
ASLU 19 - Eva Kaptijn and Lucas Petit (2009)
On 8 June the Faculty of Archaeology and the Department of Antiquity and Cultural Heritage (DACH) of the Palestine Ministry of Tourism and Antiquity signed an agreement in Ramallah on the West Bank. The aim of the agreement is renewed and sustainable co-operation in the field of archaeology.