Tell Qaramel (Syria), 2008

 Tell Qaramel (Syria)

Dates of work: 26 August-7 October 2008

Team:

Directors: Prof. Ryszard F. Mazurowski, archaeologist, lithic specialist, photographer (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw), Dr. Youssef Kanyou, anthropologist (Regional Directorate of Antiquities and Museums, Aleppo)

Archaeologists: Abdalla Asef Naser (Regional Directorate of Antiquities and Museums, Aleppo), Marcin Białowarczuk (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw), Andrzej Gackowski (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw), Joanna Gawrońska (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw), Aboud George (Regional Directorate of Antiquities and Museums, Aleppo), Piotr Karczmarek (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)

Lithics specialist (flint): Piotr Karczmarek (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)

Registrars: Marcin Białowarczuk, Joanna Gawrońska, assisted by Andrzej Gackowski

Archaeozoologist: Dr. Anna Gręzak (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)

Documentalists: Renata Maskowicz, Zuzanna Różańska, Anna Walenciak, Sebastian Jarząb (all Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)

Student-trainee: Hamza Salim Ibrahim Mohammad (Aleppo University)

Tenth season of excavations at the site of Qaramel in Syria, exploring the building technique used in the construction of the fifth (earliest) tower/shrine and searching for the earliest PPNA stratigraphic horizons of site occupation. The combined extent of the uncovered area enabled a consideration of issues, such as settlement development and organization of space.

[Text: PAM]

Contact
R.F. Mazurowski: rfmazurowski@uw.edu.pl