archaeological expedition Archive

30 Nov 2015

Softstone Vessels in the Iron Age, by Michal Ann Morrison

One of the unique and beautiful things we are looking for at our site here in Dubai are softstones.  Softstones are made of talc, steatite and chlorite, and are incredibly soft to the touch. They are easily
26 Nov 2015

Archaeological Finds From the Magan Culture: An Overview of Pottery in Iron Age Arabia, by Michal Ann Morrison

The pottery found at Sanisera Archaeology Institute’s excavation site in Dubai is characteristic of pottery found throughout southeastern Arabia during the Iron Age. While our site contains more metallurgical artifacts than pottery, there is still a significant