The Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens obtained permission by the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Ministry of Culture of the Republik of Iraq to conduct excavations in two important archaeological sites:
In addition, the Governor of the Erbil Province, Mr. Nawzad Hadi Mawlood, invited a Historical Research Team of the University of Athens in order to examine older and new theories concerning the location of the Gaugamela battlefield.
- Tell Nader, which dates between the 6th and early 1st millennium B.C. and lies on the outskirts of the city of Erbil
- Tell Baqrta, which dates from the Chalcolithic down to the Isalmic period and lies approximately 28 km to the south of Erbil, near the village Minara
K. Kopanias - C. Beuger - T. Carter - S. Fox - A. Hadjikoumis - G. Kourtessi-Philippakis - A. Livarda - J. MacGinnis, "The Tell Nader and Tell Baqrta Project in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Preliminary Report of the 2011 Season." In SUBARTU (Archaeological Journal of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq). Forthcoming.
K. Kopanias - C. Beuger - S. Fox - A. Hadjikoumis - A. Livarda, "Preliminary Results from the Excavation at Tell Nader in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq." In 8th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE). Warsaw, April 30 – May 4, 2012. Organised jointly by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw and Institute of Archaeology University of Warsaw. Forthcoming.
Abstract Presentation (in English)
Saturday, May 26, 2012
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