Publications and publicity

1. Excavations Ghent University

Institut National du Patrimoine

L. Lichtenberg, Fascinerende zoektocht naar oudste sporen van Carthago, Archeologie Magazine 10,5, oktober/november 2002, 35-43.

R.F. Docter/F. Chelbi/B.M. Telmini, with contributions of B. Bechtold/H. Koens/K. Schmidt/W. Van Neer, Carthage Bir Massouda: Preliminary report on the first bilateral excavations of Ghent University and the Institut National du Patrimoine (2002-2003), BABesch. Annual Papers on Mediterranean Archaeology 78 (2003) [2004], 43-70. See Peeters Leuven

FORTHCOMING: (F. Chelbi/B.M. Telmini/R.F. Docter) Découverte d’une nécropole du huitième siècle av. J.-C. à Carthage Bir Massouda. Rapport préliminaire sur les fouilles de l’Institut National du Patrimoine (Tunis) et l’Université de Gand, CEDAC Carthage 22 (2003) [2004].

2. Excavations Universiteit van Amsterdam

G. Quattrocchi, Dove visse Didone, Archeo. Attualità del passato 16, 7, 2000, 14-15.

R.F. Docter, Carthago: opgravingen van de Universiteit van Amsterdam in 2000 en 2001, TMA. Tijdschrift voor Mediterrane Archeologie 26 (2001) [2002], 43-49.

R.F. Docter, Carthage Bir Massouda: excavations by the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) in 2000 and 2001, CEDAC Carthage 21 (2002) [2004], 29-34.

FORTHCOMING: R.F. Docter, The topography of archaic Carthage Preliminary results of recent excavations and some prospects, TALANTA. Proceedings of the Dutch Archaeological and Historical Society 34-35 (2002-2003) [2004].

FORTHCOMING: R.F. Docter (ed.), Carthage. The excavations at the Bir Massouda site 2 Volume I (ARGU. Archaeological Reports Ghent University 4). See Story Gent

3. Excavations Universität Hamburg

H.G. Niemeyer/R.F. Docter et alii, Die Grabung unter dem Decumanus Maximus von Karthago. Vorbericht über die Kampagnen 1986-1991, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Römische Abteilung 100 (1993), 201-244.

R.F. Docter/H. Koens, Karthago: opgravingen in een Phoenicische stad, PROFIEL. Archeologisch Contactorgaan RUL 6,1, (1994), 16-27.

R.F. Docter, Karthago: de Phoenicische stad onder het Romeinse Carthago, Phoenix 41,1 (1995), 43-57.

H.G. Niemeyer/R.F. Docter/A. Rindelaub, Die Grabung unter dem Decumanus Maximus von Karthago. Zweiter Vorbericht, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Römische Abteilung 102 (1995), 475-502.

R.F. Docter/H.G. Niemeyer, Pithekoussai: The Carthaginian Connection. On the archaeological evidence of Euboeo-Phoenician partnership in the 8th and 7th centuries B.C., in: B. d’Agostino/D. Ridgway (eds.) APOIKIA. I più antichi insediamenti greci in occidente: funzioni e modi dell’organizzazione politica e sociale. Scritti in onore di Giorgio Buchner, Annali sezione di archeologia e storia antica. Dipartimento di studi del mondo classico e del Mediterraneo antico NS 1 (1994) [1995], 101-115.

H.G. Niemeyer/A. Rindelaub/K. Schmidt, Karthago. Die alte Handelsmetropole am Mittelmeer. Eine archäologische Grabung, Hamburg 1996.

A. Rindelaub/K. Schmidt, Les fouilles de l’Université de Hambourg au-dessous du Decumanus Maximus à Carthage, CEDAC Carthage 15, 1996, 44-52.

R.F. Docter, Een goddelijk knietje: het Romeinse Carthago blootgelegd, Hermeneus 70,1 (1998), 18-26.

H.G. Niemeyer/R.F. Docter et alii, Excavación bajo el Decumanus Maximus de Cartago durante los años 1986-1995: informe preliminar, in: M. Vegas (ed.) Cartago fenicio-púnica. Las excavaciones alemanas en Cartago 1975-1997 (Quadernos de Arqueología Mediterranea 4) (1998) [2002], 47-109.

FORTHCOMING: H.G. Niemeyer/R.F. Docter/K. Schmidt/B. Bechtold et alii) Karthago. Die Hamburger Grabung unter dem Decumanus Maximus (Hamburger Forschungen zur Archäologie 2).

FORTHCOMING: R.F. Docter/H.G. Niemeyer/A.J. Nijboer/J. van der Plicht, Radiocarbon Dates of animal bones in the earliest levels of Carthage, in: G. Bartoloni/F. Delpino/R. De Marinis/P. Gastaldi (eds.) Oriente e Occidente: metodi e discipline a confronto. Rifflessioni sulla cronologia dell’età del ferro italiana.

4. Publications on Carthage by team members

F. Chelbi, Découverte d’un habitat punique sur le flanc sud-est de la colline de Byrsa, CEDAC Carthage 3 (1980), 17-18.

F. Chelbi, Quelques aspects de la civilisation carthaginoise à l’époque hellénistique, Cahiers des Études Anciennes (Trois-Rivières, Université du Québec) XVI (Carthage VI: actes du congrès international sur Carthage, Trois-Rivières, 10-13 octobre 1984), 1984, 78-87.

F. Chelbi, Sépultures puniques découvertes à l’est du theatre (Carthage), Revue des etudes phéniciennes-puniques et des antiquités libiques 1, 1985, 77-94.

F. Chelbi, Céramique à vernis noir de Carthage, Tunis 1992.

F. Chelbi, Fouilles d’urgence, in: A. Ennabli (ed.), Pour sauver Carthage. Exploration et conservation de la cite punique, romaine et Byzantine, Tunis 1992, 69-71.

R.F. Docter, Überseehandel: Amphoren von Karthago, in: Tunesien - Wasser, Wüste, Weiter Süden. Texte zur Ausstellung Übersee-Museum, Bremen (6.9.-8.11.1992), Bremen 1992, 16-17.

Ch. Briese/R.F. Docter, Der phönizische Skyphos: Adaption einer griechischen Trinkschale, Madrider Mitteilungen 33 (1992), 25-69.

R.F. Docter, Karthagische Amphoren aus Toscanos, Madrider Mitteilungen 35 (1994), 123-139.

R.F. Docter, Oog in oog en van hand tot hand, Mededelingenblad Vereniging van Vrienden Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam 61 (1994), 1-8.

R.F. Docter, Des amphores carthaginoises archaïques au site de Toscanos, in: M.H. Fantar/M. Ghaki (eds.), Actes du IIIe Congrès International des Études Phéniciennes et Puniques. Tunis, 11-16 novembre 1991 (1995), 369-378.

R.F. Docter, Review. F. Chelbi, Céramique à vernis noir de Carthage 1992, BABesch. Annual Papers on Classical Archaeology 70 (1995), 238-240.

Ch. Briese/R.F. Docter, Archaische Keramik aus Karthago in Leiden, OMRO. Oudheidkundige Mededelingen uit het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden 75 (1995), 39-53.

M.B. Annis/L. Jacobs/R.F. Docter, Archaic Commercial Amphorae from Carthage: A Technological Analysis, Newsletter Department of Pottery Technology 13 (1995) [1996], 53-79.

R.F. Docter, Archaische Amphoren aus Karthago und Toscanos. Fundspektrum und Formentwicklung. Ein Beitrag zur phönizischen Wirtschaftsgeschichte (mit Beiträgen von M.B. Annis, L. Jacobs und G.H.J.M. Blessing).

R.F. Docter/M.B. Annis/L. Jacobs/G.H.J.M. Blessing, Early Central Italian Amphorae from Carthage. Preliminary Results, Rivista di Studi Fenici 25,1 (1997), 15-58.

Die sogenannten ZitA-Amphoren: nuraghisch und zentralitalisch (19.9.1997) in: R. Rolle/K. Schmidt/R.F. Docter (eds.) Archäologische Studien in Kontaktzonen der antiken Welt (Veröffentlichung der Joachim Jungius-Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften Hamburg 87), Göttingen 1998, 359-373.

K. Mansel, Verzierte handgemachte Keramik des 8. und 7. Jhs. v.Chr. aus Karthago. Ein Beitrag zur Keramik nichtpunischer Tradition, in: R. Rolle/K. Schmidt/R.F. Docter (eds.) Archäologische Studien in Kontaktzonen der antiken Welt (Veröffentlichung der Joachim Jungius-Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften Hamburg 87), Göttingen 1998, 559-571.

R.F. Docter, Antieke munitie, Mededelingenblad Vereniging van Vrienden Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam 71 (1998), 16.

T. Redissi, Étude des empreintes de sceaux de Carthage, in: F. Rakob (ed.), Karthago III. Die deutschen Ausgrabungen in Karthago, Mainz am Rhein 1999, 4-92.

K. Mansel, Handgemachte Keramik der Siedlungsschichten des 8. und 7. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. aus Karthago. Ein Vorbericht in: F. Rakob (ed.), Karthago III. Die deutschen Ausgrabungen in Karthago, Mainz am Rhein 1999, 220-238.

T. Redissi, La frise d’uraei: à propos d’un fragment en terre cuite punique à décor égyptisant, REPPAL 11, 1999, 169-179.

R.F. Docter, Transport Amphorae from Carthage and Toscanos: an economic-historical approach to Phoenician expansion, in: A. González Prats (ed.) La cerámica fenicia en Occidente: centros de producción y áreas de comercio, Alicante 21-24 de noviembre 1997. Actas del I Seminario Internacional sobre Temas Fenicios, Guardamar del Segura, 21-24 de noviembre de 1997, Alicante 1999, 89-109.

R.F. Docter, The Typology of Phoenician and Punic Transport Amphorae in the Central- and Westmediterranean, Journal of Roman Archaeology 12 (1999), 485-492.

R.F. Docter, East Greek fine wares and transport amphorae of the 8th - 5th century B.C. from Carthage and Toscanos, in: P. Cabrera Bonet /M. Santos Retolaza (eds.) Ceràmiques jonies d’època arcaica: Centres de producció i comercialització al Mediterrani occidental. Actes de la Taula Rodona celebrada a Empúries, els dies 26 al 28 de maig de 1999, Barcelona 2000, 63-88.

R.F. Docter, Carthage and the Tyrrhenian in the 8th and 7th Centuries B.C. Central Italian transport amphorae and fine wares found under the Decumanus Maximus, in: M.E. Aubet/M. Barthélemy (eds.), Actas del IV Congreso Internacional de Estudios Fenicios y Púnicos Cádiz, 2 al 6 de Octubre de 1995, Vol. 1, Cádiz 2000, 329-338.

Ch. Briese/R.F. Docter, El skyphos fenicio: La adaptación de un vaso griego para beber, in: M. Vegas (ed.) Cartago fenicio-púnica. Las excavaciones alemanas en Cartago 1975-1997 (Quadernos de Arqueología Mediterranea 4) (1998) [2002], 173-220.

L.H. Van Wijngaarden-Bakker/C.H. Maliepaard/R.F. Docter/H.G. Niemeyer, Op jacht in Carthago, Phoenix 49,1 (2003), 34-46.

R.F. Docter/E. Smits/T. Hakbijl/I.L.M. Stuijts/J. van der Plicht, Interdisciplinary Research on Urns from the Carthaginian Tophet and their Contents, Palaeohistoria 43/44 (2001/2002) [2003], 417-433.

B. Taverniers, The Chapelle Cintas: a child sacrifice and an eighth century grave in Carthage. An argumentation on the basis of a comparison of Phoenician Archaic necropoleis and tophets, in: J. Hoorne/D. Jehs/G. Noens (eds.), Ghent Archaeological Studies I, 2004, 115-128.

S. Roudesli-Chebbi/M. Achour, Découverte fortuite à Djebel El Khaoui (Gammarth) , CEDAC Carthage 21 (2002) [2004], 35-36.

F. Chelbi, Une céramique mycénienne à Carthage?, CEDAC Carthage 21 (2002) [2004], 37-39.

FORTHCOMING: R.F. Docter, Etruscan Pottery: some case studies in chronology and context, in: Atti del XXIV Convegno di Studi Etruschi e Italici, Marseille 2002.

FORTHCOMING: R.F. Docter, Archaische Amphoren aus Karthago und Toscanos. Fundspektrum und Formentwicklung. Ein Beitrag zur phönizischen Wirtschaftsgeschichte, (Iberia Archaeologica 2) (mit Beiträgen von M.B. Annis, L. Jacobs und G.H.J.M. Blessing) [largely reworked edition of dissertation].

5. Publicity National Geographic October 2004

In 2003 and 2004 Roald Docter and Hans Koens co-operated in the production of a story for National Geographic. The well-known National Geographic author Rick Gore has written an article for the forthcoming October issue dealing with the Phoenicians on their journeys from east to west. Some recent results of the excavations in Carthage will be highlighted too. See National Geographic

Film coverage: ‘Karthago. Die Stadt der Seefahrer’ The Carthage excavations of the Universiteit van Amsterdam were filmed in 2002 and 2003 for the spectacular documentary series ‘Metropolis. Die Macht der Städte’ by Tangram Film München. This 1.8 billion Euro production, highlighting Rome, Carthage, Athens and Alexandria in c. 50 minutes’ items, was shown in the month of October 2003 on German television (ZDF). The second item ‘Karthago. Die Stadt der Seefahrer’. was broadcasted on October 12th 2003 and several times again in 2004 on Arte television. See website ZDF

6. Expositions

Flanders EXPO September 13-21 2003 The excavations of Ghent University and the Institut National du Patrimoine in Carthage were presented with finds and information panels in the Flanders Expo buildings, Ghent. The archaeological research of Ghent University was the 2003 special focus of the exposition and was visited by thousands of people, among which the Belgian premier Guy Verhofstadt.

Kurhaus, Scheveningen/The Hague April 26 april 2001 The excavations of the Universiteit van Amsterdam in Carthage were presented with finds and information panels on the occasion of the Media Award Gala of the International Media Club Foundation and the Tunesian National Tourist Bureau (Amsterdam). The exposition was visted by the Minister of Tourism of Tunisia, Mr. M. Zenaïdi, and the Dutch Secretary of State of the Ministry of Culture, Dr. F. Van der Ploeg.

7. Public lectures on Carthage by team members

February 2005: R.F. Docter, ‘In the footsteps of Caesellius Bassus’; Cambridge, Department of Classics Cambridge University.

April 7th 2004: R.F. Docter, ‘Fieldwork in Carthage: Problems of Urbanistic Development and Residuality’; Leiden, Faculteit Archeologie UL.

January 9th 2004: R.F. Docter, ‘Private or public cult? The sanctuary of Tanit at Carthage’; Stanford, Classics Department Stanford University.

December 1st 2003: R.F. Docter, ‘Karthago. Urbanistische Rekonstruktion einer antiken Metropole’; Berlin, Prähistorisches Institut der Freien Universität.

January 9th 2003: R.F. Docter, ‘A Mediterranean Metropolis: Urban research in Carthage’; Harvard, Semitic Museum.

June 5th 2001: R.F. Docter. ‘Bir Massouda par les deux bouts de la lorgnette. Les fouilles de l’Université d’Amsterdam à Carthage’; Paris, CNRS/Université Paris I.

April 26nd 2001: R.F. Docter, ‘Carthago tussen KNAW-onderzoek, noodopgraving en UNESCO-campagne’; Leiden, Onderzoekschool ARCHON.

April 11th 2000: R.F. Docter, ‘Caratteri urbani della Cartagine fenicio-punica e tardo-repubblicana: Nuovi risultati degli scavi sotto il Decumanus Maximus’; Rome, Escuela Española de Arqueologia.

Presentation of Carthaginian fieldwork on congresses by team members January 5th 2004: R.F. Docter/F. Chelbi/H.G. Niemeyer, ‘New Insights in the Urban Structure of Punic Carthage’, 105th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Francisco.

December 13th 2003: R.F. Docter, ‘Carthage: re-interpreting the city and its territory’, III Coloquio Internacional del Estudios Fenicios y Punicos: Las ciudades fenicio-punicas en el Mediterraneo Occidental , Adra.

October 4th 2000: H.G. Niemeyer/R.F. Docter, ‘Excavations in Carthage by the Hamburg University (results 1986-1994)’, V congresso internazionale di studi fenici e punici, Marsala.

October 3rd 2000: R.F. Docter, ‘Carthage in the sixth century B.C.’, V congresso internazionale di studi fenici e punici, Marsala.

NEW

Recent Fieldwork in Carthage: UNESCO and Beyond At the 105th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in San Francisco Thomas J. Morton and Roald Docter organised a Colloquium on ‘Recent Fieldwork in Carthage: UNESCO and Beyond’ (January 5th 2004). At this Congress results were presented of several old and new field projects in Carthage: J. Greene on the Commercial Harbour’s excavations T.J. Morton on the Byzantine mosaic workshop in the Bir Massouda site R.F. Docter on the Bir Massouda excavations B. Garnand on the tophet excavations The congress was the last in a row of three dealing with Phoenicians and the West. The two earlier ones were:

January 4th 2003: Workshop ‘Phoenicians in the West: The Archaeology of Identity and Ethnicity’, 104th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, New Orleans (B. Garnand/R.F. Docter);

January 6th 2002: Workshop ‘Phoenicians in the West: The Archaeology of Identity and Ethnicity’, sponsored by the Near Eastern Committee, 103rd Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Philadelphia (J. Greene/B. Garnand/R.F. Docter).

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