11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

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We as organisers were extremely pleased about the numerous participants and the excellent lectures. We hope you also enjoyed your time here in Munich and would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all participants for their contributions.

With more than 800 participants from over 40 countries, this has been the largest congress in the field of Near Eastern Archaeology ever. Attached please find our picture gallery with some impressions from this event.


The proceedings of the ICAANE will be published with the Harrassowitz publishing house. All referees will be directly contacted and asked to hand in their contributions. Attached please find the guidelines of Harrassowitz.
The deadline for handing in your articles is the 15th of October 2018. Any contributions received later than that date cannot be considered

Please click here for the guidelines of the proceedings of the 11th ICAANE publication


The 11th ICAANE covered all aspects of the archaeology of the Near East, from prehistoric to Islamic times, from archaeological fieldwork to art historical, historical and philological studies, as well as Cultural Heritage.

All sessions and workshops will take place in the main building of the Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU).

Please click here for the updated programme and the abstracts of the 11th ICAANE.

Please click here for the workshop schedule of the 11th ICAANE.

Please click here for information on posters and poster sessions.



1st Circular (PDF, 112 KB)

2nd Circular (PDF, 86 KB)

3rd Circular (PDF, 68 KB)