A preliminary program of the conference „Red Sea 8: Coveted Treasure” and the accompanying workshop „Arabian Red Sea Route” that will be held in July at the University of Warsaw.
Participants from about a dozen countries will present over 50 topics related to the archaeology and history of the lands surrounding the Red Sea. They will be grouped in thematic sessions, such as i.a.: circulation of natural resources, Indian steel (including a live metalurgic experiment), jewlery from western Indian Ocean basin and the ancient trade in incense and frankincense.
The conference „Red Sea 8: Coveted Treasure” will be held on 4–9 July 2017. It will be preceded by the workshop „Arabian Red Sea Route” on 3 July 2017.
For more information on both events see www.redsea8.uw.edu.pl