Excavation of a cemetery and an Iron Age settlement (2nd half 1. mill. BC), documentation of a neo-assyrian tomb. Training initiative for archaeologists.




Recent Activities

View into the grave chamber of the Assyrian tomb (© J. Kramer)Press Release German archaeologists have taken up archaeological excavations in Iraq (01/12/2010)


Press Release Deutsche Experten untersuchen assyrische Grabstätte in Arbil (01/29/2009)

Recent projects

  • 02.04.2014

    Eh-Sayyeh / Jordan more

  • 03.02.2014

    Syrian Heritage Archive Project / Erstellung digitaler Kulturgüterregister für Syrien more

  • 27.11.2013

    Gadara/Umm Qays (Jordanien) more

Completed projects

  • 10.01.2013

    Die Archäometallurgie des Sinai, Ägypten more

  • 31.05.2011

    Turkey, Gürcütepe more

  • 31.05.2011

    e. Archive: 9. EU-Projects more


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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