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Italian Mission in Maasser el-Shouf - Qalaat El-Hoson (Lebanon)
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Italian Mission in Maasser el-Shouf – Qalaat El-Hoson (Lebanon)

‘Italian-Lebanese Multidisciplinary Archaeological Project in Maasser el-Shouf – Qalaat El-Hoson’.

University Suor Orsola Benincasa, Dipartimento di Lettere, Naples, Italy.

The research project (MESAP), led by Prof. Silvia Festuccia and co-directed by  Myriam Ziadé since 2018, aims, through the prospection of the territory of Maasser el-Shouf and the archaeological investigations in the Qalaat el-Hoson site, to study, with a multidisciplinary methodology, the changes climatic and landscape, the phases of passage and occupation placed between the Beqaà valley and the Mediterranean coast, starting from the Bronze age up to the Ottoman period.

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MESAP mission

Presentation of MESAP project

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