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Landscapes of Survival
Pastoralist Societies, Rock Art and Literacy in Jordan’s Black Desert (200 BC to 800 AD)
Rescuing ancient rock art in Pakistan with a Prince Claus Heritage Emergency Grant
Pakistani archaeologist Abdul Ghani Khan (MPhil) and Dr Marike van Aerde (Leiden University) have been awarded the Prince Claus Heritage Emergency Grant for the rescue and preservation of ancient rock art in the Karakorum mountain range of the Pakistani Himalayas. The project will run for a year, from…
Jebel Qurma Archaeological Landscape Project
The project seeks to come to an understanding of the archaeology of the desert and the ways in which its inhabitants engaged with their constraint, marginal environments through time. It compares and interprets site distribution and community organisation over a long time scale and across several different…
Research on Jordan's Black Desert covered in the media
The faculty's research on the ancient rock art found in Jordan's Black Desert has recently been covered by several news and science websites.
NWO Free Competition Grant for Al-Jallad and Akkermans
Dr. Ahmad Al-Jallad and Prof.dr. Peter Akkermans have been awarded with the NWO Free Competition Grant for their research project 'Landscapes of Survival: Pastoralist Societies, Rock Art and Literacy in Jordan's Black Desert, c. 1000 BC to 500 AD'. Together, they study settlements, burials and inscr…
Ongoing excavations at Les Cottés (near Poitiers, France)
Les Cottés is one the rare site in western Europe with occupations in sequence by the very last Neandertals and the first anatomically modern humans.