AL-LAHUN Jordan

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An excavation of this kind could only have been made possible by a large number of people and organisations. Therefore I would like to express my gratitude to the following individuals and institutions for their assistance and contributions to the success of the project : Dr. F. Khrayseh, Director of the Department of Antiquities; Dr. A. Hadidi, Dr. G. Bisheh, Dr. S. Tell, former Directors of the Department and their efficient staff at Amman; The Jordanian Embassy in Belgium and the Belgian Embassy in Jordan. For funding and logistic support during various stages of research : het Ministerie van Onderwijs, le Ministère de l'Education Nationale; het Nationaal Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek; het Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen; de Vrije Universiteit Brussel (V.U.B.); le Ministère de la Région wallonne/ direction de l'Archéologie, La Chambre Claire - 55e, (Namur); Royal Jordanian Airlines; het Instituut voor aardewerktechnologie van de Rijksuniversiteit Leiden (The Netherlands); the American Center of Oriental Research (Amman); the British Institute in Amman of Archaeology and History.

As director of the excavations of al-Lahun I also want to express my warmest thanks to the following colleagues and friends who helped us in many different ways : Abu-Ghanam S., H.E. Abu-Nimah H., Abujaber R., Abu Yussef, Aelvoet J., Asseau N., Attala K. & L., Attayad T. & G., Bakhit , Barnes H., Béchoux V., Beghin N., Bienkowski P. , Bikai P. & P., Bioul G., Bisheh G., Bleus J., Blockx P., H.E. Bouran A., Braemer F., Brown R., Bujard J., H.E. Bultaji A., Claes M., Collignon R., Z.E. Courtois G., Debie J., De Dapper M., De Lauwer W., De Meulemeester J., De Meulenaere H., De Meyer L., S.E. de Mûelenaere P., S.E. & Mrs de Schoothede de Tervarent M., de Vries B. & S., Degraeve A., Dejaegere R., Delore H., Delvaux O., Depuydt F., Fisher P., Focant G., Franken H.J., Fredericq F., Frébutte C., Frère Ph., Funkhausen G., Focant G., Fontaine C., Garrard A., Green J., Guinée R, Gullini G., Haddad S., Hadidi A., H.E. Hasan T.S., Helms S.W., Hennessy J.-B., H.E. Holvoet, J., Homès A., Houbrechts D., Ibrahim M., Jacobs L., Jasser H., Jeanne M.-H., Kafafi Z., Kardous L., Katamin N., Kawwar W., Kerner S. , Khouri R., Lagae F., Lagro T., Lenzen C., Lindner M., Lipinski T., Lorrez A., Mabry J., MacDonald B., MacQuitty A., H.E. Madadha K., Martin C., Martin L., Masjid Abdel , Matthys A., McCreery D. & L., McGovern P.E., Mertens J., Miller J.M., Miller R., Milisse D., Malkawi M., Mittmann S., Moelants L., Muheisen M., Naster P., Ostrasz A.A., Parker S.T., Paul L., Philippart A., Piccirillo M., Pierard J.-P., Politis K., Poulain J., Prag K., Qaraeen M., Rabadi S., Rast W., Rida Taufiq N., Rollefson G., Rosselle Ph., Saba-Mansoer C., Sapin J., Sarlet D., Sauer J., Schaub T., Schick R., Seigne J., H.R.H. Symayya, Strange J., Strybol J., Swinnen, I., Tell S., Terweduwe A., Theunis K., Tielemans J., H.E. Toukan, U., Traest J., Trokay M., Tushingham A.D., Ulrix E., Use S., Van As A., Van der Kooij G., Van Deuren G., Van Hoof W., Van Noten F., Z.E. Vansina, Villeneuve F. & E., Voet E., Vriezen K.J.H., Walmsley A., Wanzeele L., Watson P., Weber T., H.R.H. Wijdan Ali, Whitcomb D., Will E., Witte E., Yassine K, Younis O., Zayadine F.

Finally this excavation could not be brought to a good end, if I had not such an excellent team, see : List of Participants
D.H.F.