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Early descriptions of the so-called Cathedral of Sai

Since the early 1800s, Sai Island and its antiquities have been attractive to European explorers. The first to successfully cross over to Sai and to describe the antiquities there was Frédéric Cailliaud, as we wrote in the newly published report … Continue reading

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19th of May

Yesterday we threw a glimpse in the world right outside our exhibition venue in Rethymno. Despite the constant flow of visitors in the beautiful exhibition hall at the premises of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies… …strolling through the alleys of … Continue reading

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The world of the saqia

The new month redirects our attention to a subject that has occupied our Internet Space quite often in this year: the waterwheel. Let’s remember the entries that were dedicated to the Nubian saqias and related topics. 1. On the 1st … Continue reading

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Saqia landscapes again

After a short break for Easter in Greece, we returned to our base in Bergen and brought with us lots of thoughts about our corners of the world and beyond. Here we wish to share two images of a waterwheel … Continue reading

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