Yves Lecointe

Archaeologist, he has been living in Sudan since 1975 and has participated for thirty years in the archaeological excavation campaigns led by the SFDAS, the universities of Lille and the Sorbonne and the department of Egyptology of the Berlin museum. He is currently working on several projects with the SFDAS.

- 2004 “Neolithic Nomads at el Multaga, Upper Nubia, Sudan”, with Fr. Geus, D. Peressinoto, R. Pouriel, A. Schmitt, Antiquity vol. 78, n° 299, p. 54-60.
- 2003 “À la redécouverte d’el-Hassa. Temple à Amon, palais royal et ville de l’empire méroïtique”, with P. Lenoble and V. Rondot, CRIPEL 23, 2003, p. 101-115.
- 2003 “Survey and excavation at El Multaga (Northern Sudan). A new aspect of the Neolithic in the Upper Main Nile”, with Fr. Geus, Nyame Akuma, p. 36-42.
- 2003 “Survey and excavation at El Multaga, a ressetlement area related to the construction of the Merowe dam : preliminary results”, with Fr. Geus, Sudan & Nubia n°6, London, p. 33-39.

Latest releases

Palaces and large residences of the Meroitic Kingdom

"Palaces and large residences of the Meroitic Kingdom", by Marc Maillot, Sorbonne University Press/SFDAS editions. Two volumes, 64 euros.

Funerary customs in the kingdom of Meroe

Vincent FRANCIGNY Paris, Editions Boccard, 2017 ISSN 2101-3195 - ISBN 978-2-7018-0520-7

History and civilizations of Sudan

The pyramids of Meroe made generations of travelers dream, but Sudan of which they are the emblem remains largely unknown. Hence this encyclopedic work, the first synthesis of (...)