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ARCHAEOZOOLOGY OF SOUTHWEST ASIA AND ADJACENT AREAS

9th Meeting of ASWA
15-20 November 2008
Al Ain, Abu Dhabi emirate, United Arab Emirates


organised by:
Marjan Mashkour (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle / CNRS, Paris, France) &
Mark Beech (Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, Abu Dhabi, UAE)

sponsored by the:

Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH)
French Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bank of Sharjah
Dassault Aviation
Thales
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Mercure Hotel - Jebel Hafit


9th ASWA - FIELD TRIPS

Wednesday 19 November 2008 (Day 4 - ASWA General Assembly & Optional Excursion)

TIME ACTIVITY
9.00 - 10.30 ASWA General Assembly
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee
11.00 Departure on coach for Optional Excursion to Al Ain
11.30 - 13.00 Visit to Hili Archaeological Park
13.00 - 14.00 Buffet Lunch in "Caravan Restaurant" Al Ain Mall
14.00 Departure on coach to Camel Market, Mezyad tombs & Mezyad Fort by Jebel Hafit
18.00 Departure from Mezyad on coach back to the Mercure Hotel
18.30 Arrive back to Mercure Hotel


Thursday 20 November 2008 (Day 5 - Optional Excursion)

TIME ACTIVITY
7.30 Departure on coach to Sharjah Archaeology Museum
9.30 Arrive Sharjah Archaeology Museum
12.00 Depart to Sharjah Desert Park
13.00 Arrive and have Lunch at the Sharjah Desert Park Cafe
14.00 Visit the Sharjah Desert Park
15.30 Visit the Botanical Park next door to the Sharjah Natural History Museum (currently closed for renovation)
16.30 Depart Botanical Park
18.30 Return to Mercure Hotel


Related links

Hili Grand Tomb (Al Ain Museum)
Hili Tomb N (Al Ain Museum)
Hili Archaeological Park (ADACH)
Hili tombs and the ancient burial customs (Al Ain Museum)
Hili Settlement (Al Ain Museum)

Al Ain Camel Market (note these pictures are taken in its old location)
Camel Market photos (Flikr)

Jebel Hafit tombs (ADACH)
Hafit Cairns, Jebel Hafit (Al Ain Museum)
Photos of Hafit tombs

Mezyad Fort (some great pictures by Amer Abu Kuhail)
Mezyad Fort (a nice photo on webshots)

Sharjah Archaeology Museum

Sharjah Natural History Museum & Desert Park

Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife

Environment and Protected Areas Authority - Sharjah



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