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Ausgrabung 2007

Syrian-German Archaeological Joint Project at Tell Fekheriye
Preliminary Report of the excavations from 14.08. – 20.09.2007

Team Members

Directors of excavation:
Prof. Dr. Dominik Bonatz (Director of Excavations, German part)
‘Abd al-Masih Bagdo (Director of Excavations, Syrian part)

Co-Directors of excavation:
Peter Bartl, M.A., PhD Student (Freie Universität Berlin)
Alessandra Gilibert, M.A., PhD Student (Freie Universität Berlin)

Field Archaeologists:
Hussein Bakkor, PhD Student (Freie Universität Berlin)
Dr. Daniela Crasso (Freie Universität Berlin)
Alan Diko, Student (Aleppo University)
Sandra Grabowski, Student (Freie Universität Berlin)
Sebastian Hageneuer, Student (Freie Universität Berlin)
Dominic Hosner, Student (Freie Universität Berlin)
Fehed Hsen, Archaeologist (Department of Antiquities, Qamishli)
Dr. Drahoslav Hulinek, (Slovakian Archaeological and Historical Institute, Bratislava)
Malak Kassar, Student (University of Damascus)
Pavol Minarcak, Student (Slovakian Archaeological and Historical Institute, Bratislava)
Ahmed Mishal, Student (University of Damascus)
Melanie Münzner, Student (Freie Universität Berlin)
Josimar Shamwel, Student (University of Aleppo)
Jennifer Wilde, Student (Freie Universität Berlin)

Photographer:
Michal Burza (Slovakian Archaeological and Historical Institute (SAHI), Bratislava)

Pottery Studies:
Carolin Jauß, M.A., PhD Student (Freie Universität Berlin)

Small find studies:
Nils Ritter, M.A., PhD Student (Freie Universität Berlin)

Draughtsmen:
Elias Abd ad-Nour (Directorate of Museums and Antiquities, Hasseke)

Anthropologist:
Roxana Ferllini-Timms, M.A. (University College London)
Alexandra Croft, M.A. (University College London)

Topographer:
Tibor Lieskovsky (Slovakian Archaeological and Historical Institute (SAHI), Bratislava)
Daniel Kendera (Slovakian Archaeological and Historical Institute (SAHI), Bratislava)

Local Workers:
About 65 workers from Ras al-‘Ain

Guests:
In addition to the large team of field archaeologists, several experts visited us this summer between August 16th and August 21st in order to pursuit their individual goals.
Prof. Dr. Alain Hovnania (specialist for genetics, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, Toulouse)
Prof. Dr. Raymond Kevorkian (historian, Université Paris-VIII-Saint-Denis)
Pascal Maguesyan (free lance researcher, Paris)

We appreciate the support given by the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums in Damascus, especially Dr. Michel al-Maqdissi, and we thank our local workers from Ras al-‘Ain and Tell Schech Hamad for their untiring help during excavations.