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Archaeological Excavations in Anfeh

On August 10, 2016, Dr. Nadine Haroun, Director of the Archaeology and Museology Department, gave a presentation at the Municipality of Anfeh summarizing the historical, archaeological and socio-economic heritage of the town​.

The presentation was attended by his Excellency Minister of Tourism Michel Pharaon and former Ministers of Culture Mr. Salim Wardy and of the Environment, Mr. Nazim Khoury, Qaimacam El Kurah Mrs. Catherine Kfoury, president of the Municipal council of Anfeh Mr. Jean Nehme, as well as Mrs. Maha Makarri along with Ms. Racha Daaboul, the President of the the NGO: Anfeh and Neighborhood Heritage Committee.

The presentation was followed by a site tour and visit during which Dr. Haroun showed the results of the archaeological excavations that she has been conducting on site since 2011 and explained the reasons why such a unique environment should be registered as a Protected Maritime Area. This was verbally approved by all the attendees.


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