Saqqara (Egypt)

The National Museum of Antiquities has been working on an excavation project in Saqqara since 1975, carrying out research and excavations for a few weeks each year. In 2015, the Museo Egizio from Turin joined the project as an official partner. The current field directors of the research project are Dr. Daniel Soliman, curator of the museum’s Egyptian collection, and Dr. Christian Greco, director of the Museo Egizio, Turin.

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Opgravingsprojecten Opgraving Sakkara Lara Weiss

Tell Damiyah (Jordan)

The archaeological research at the Tell Damiyah site is directed by Dr Lucas Petit, Head of Collections and Research Department at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, and Dr Zeidan Kafafi, professor of archaeology at Yarmouk University, Jordan. The main objective is to reconstruct the occupational history of the site from 1400 to 500 BC.

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Onderzoek Opgraving Tell Damiyah Jordanië

Shokan (Egypt)

During the winters of 1962-64, a team from the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden excavated a complete village from the late Meroitic period (2nd-4th Century AD) just north of the temples of Abu Simbel. For the first time since the excavation, the finds as well as the field documentation from the archaeological mission are being extensively studied and described.

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Opgraving Shokan