A prehistoric mountain site in Northern Oman

Project Identification
Project Period
4/2021 - 12/2021
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Ostatní - foreign
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Arts

Application is made for the follow-up on a test excavation (2018) which yielded the first evidence of prehistoric occupation at places as high as 1000 m a.s.l. in the Al-Hajar Mountains. Beatrice De Cardi Award serves the gathering of essential ambient data prior to regular excavation. (1) (Hydro)geological and archaeological prospection of the karst plateau. (2) Serial drills in the deep
De Cardi | April 2020
sediment of the polje Hayl Al-Ajah. (3) Collecting of samples suited for absolute dating in the existing test trenches. (4) Verification of karstic fissures, palaeohydrological features, microhabitats and access routes identified via remote sensing in a radius of 10 km.

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