Field Report 2020
Excavations at the medieval settlement of Fardowsa

The medieval city of Fardowsa (also named as Ferdusa or Fedowsa) is located at the outskirts of the modern village of Sheikh, about 60 km south of Berbera, in a plateau immediately after the mountain pass that connects Berbera with the interior, a strategic position which undoubtedly was fundamental for its development and growth.