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Sana'a Branch of the Orient Department

POB 2562
Sana'a

The Sana'a Branch arose from the Yemen Expedition of the German Archaeological Institute in 1978, and since 1996 has been a part of the newly-formed Orient Department. Its work covers archaeological, architectural, philological and art history research in Southwest Arabia up to and including the Islamic times. Research focuses on the themes 'The roots of ancient South Arabian civilization', 'Urban development in South Arabian Antiquity', 'Ancient technologies' and 'Pre-Islamic sacral architecture'.

Publications

»Archäogische Berichte aus dem Yemen«, (Archaeological Reports from Yemen) has appeared in irregular intervals since 1982.

Further Information

Telephone:

967-1-287175 967-1-287177

Fax:
967-1-485213
E-Mail:
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Recent projects

  • 24.10.2013

    The language of clothes along the Silk Road: What does their wardrobe speak to us about humans between 1000 BC and 300 AD? more

  • 22.10.2012

    Frühe protourbane Zentren im nordwestpontischen Raum? Untersuchung einer Cucuteni-Tripol´e-zeitlichen Großsiedlung more

  • 07.05.2012

    Siedlungskomplex Orlovka-Kartal und die frühe Kupferzeit im nordwestlichen Schwarzmeer-Gebiet (Ukraine/Republik Moldau) more

Completed projects

  • 06.07.2011

    Russian Federation: Barsuchij Log more

  • 21.06.2011

    Russian Federation: Chicha more

  • 21.06.2011

    Russian Federation: Suchanicha more

Recent publications

  • 28.07.2014

    Epigraphische Forschungen auf der Arabischen Halbinsel more

  • 28.07.2014

    Baghdader Forschungen more

  • 15.06.2014

    MIRAS more

Contact

The German Archaeological Institute (DAI) is a »scientific corporation« of the Federal Institution under the auspices of the Foreign Office. The staff of the Institute carries out research in the area of archaeology and in related fields and maintains relations with international scholars.
Furthermore, it organizes congresses, colloquia and tours, and informs the public through the media about its work.  

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