Kharayeb Archaeological Project

Acronym: KAP


The KAP is an articulated project consisting in different areas of research: the valorization of the Phoenician cult place known as “mat’af” (including both structures and figurines) and the related quarries; the survey of the whole territory of the Kharayeb municipality; the excavation of two other sites: the rural settlement of Jemjim and a new tell at the mouth of Litani, recently discovered and called here Tell Qasmiye.

Project information

  • Funded by: CNR
  • Call: Biennio 2020/2021
  • Start date: 17/01/2020
  • End date: 17/01/2022
  • ISPC Scientific coordinator: Ida Oggiano
  • Project Leader: CNR
  • Partners: Université Libanaise
  • Project website

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Phoenician and Punic Research