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Belgian Archaeologists in Tyre (Lebanon): UNESCO Heritage, Phoenician Seals and Ancient Curses

Boschloos, Vanessa

This paper presents research projects currently conducted at the Royal Museums of Art and History (Brussels), centring on the ancient Phoenician and Classical city of Tyre, Lebanon. It first introduces the Belgian participation in the American University of Beirut Museum’s excavations in Tyre (campaigns 2012-2013). Secondly, it discusses the present state of research on the scarab seals from the Spanish excavations at Tyre al-Bass, the sector where the Phoenician cremation cemetery is located, and on a newly identified seal workshop to be situated in the region of Tyre.

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