Yemen’s archaeological treasures tell the story of a rich pre-Islamic civilisation of international significance. This is a definitive account of the evolution of a unique and complex culture. Since its publication in Italian in 1996, this work has gained an international reputation as a valuable work of scholarship.
de Maigret, Alessandro - Author of Arabia Felix. Doyen of the European scholars of Near Eastern archaeology, he has been Director since 1980 of the Italian archaeological mission ISMEO in Yemen, where his discoveries have helped reconstruct the prehistory and pre-Islamic history of that country. He is a Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the Instituto Universitario Orientale of Naples.
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