International Archaeology Conference 2018 concluded

International Archaeology Conference 2018 concluded

Al AN, 29th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The international Archaeology Conference 2018, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, DCT Abu Dhabi at Danat Al Ain Resort in Al Ain, concluded on Wednesday.

The final day of the conference saw the eighth session of the three-day event chaired by Dr. Mark Beech, Head of Coastal Heritage and Paleontology, in the Historic Environment Department, DCT Abu Dhabi.

The session explored discoveries from the late Pre-Islamic era to the recent past. The ninth and final session saw further discussion of the late Pre-Islamic era, chaired by Dr. Peter Magee, Head of Archaeology, DCT Abu Dhabi.

Throughout the conference, speakers presented the findings of their latest researches on the archaeology of the UAE.

Focused discussions addressed issues of conservation, public presentation of archaeological discoveries, and the role museums play in communicating the UAE's archaeological heritage to the public