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  • Oliver D. Hoover
    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 Epimeletes
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      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
      Epimeletes


      >Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 13:11:44 -0400
      >Reply-To: History of the Ancient Mediterranean
      ><ANCIEN-L@...>
      >Sender: History of the Ancient Mediterranean
      ><ANCIEN-L@...>
      >From: "Edward C. D. Hopkins" <chopkins@...>
      >Subject: Nisa Expedition 2001 web page
      >Comments: To: ANE-L <ane@...>, NUMISM-L <NUMISM-L@...>
      >To: ANCIEN-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
      >empire.
      >
      >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.
      >
      >Cheers,
      >
      >Chris Hopkins
      >http://parthia.com
      >
      >Always check http://parthia.com/new for the latest additions to the site.
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