Fwd: Nisa Expedition 2001 web page
- This has appeared on some of the other lists and I thought that it might be
of interest to some of our members.
Oliver D. Hoover
>Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 13:11:44 -0400
>Reply-To: History of the Ancient Mediterranean
>Sender: History of the Ancient Mediterranean
>From: "Edward C. D. Hopkins" <chopkins@...>
>Subject: Nisa Expedition 2001 web page
>Comments: To: ANE-L <ane@...>, NUMISM-L <NUMISM-L@...>
>[Please excuse the cross-posting.]
>This past summer, while most of us who study Parthia were on holiday or
>relaxing with some out-dated research material, a dedicated group of
>professionals was in the field making new discoveries. The
>Italo-Turkmenistan team of "Nisa Expedition 2001" spent the season
>continuing excavation of the Arsacid capital city at Old Nisa in
>Turkmenistan, adding to the knowledge we have of the Parthians and their
>I am happy to announce that a web page of the team's summer activity has
>been added to the Parthia.com web site at http://parthia.com/nisa.htm where
>you can also reach the page of last year's expedition.
>Clicking on the web page's images will link you to large (but slow loading)
>pictures of the archaeological site and the surrounding countryside. Results
>have not been published yet, but it is wonderful to see pictures of the
>excavations and especially the team members out in the field.
>Always check http://parthia.com/new for the latest additions to the site.