Name: FAHD BIN SALEH AL- HAWAS
Date of Birth: 1383 H/ 1962 AD.
Marital status: married and have three children.
B.A (Arts), Islamic archaeology, King Saud University, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia (1406 H/ 1986 AD).
M.A (Traditional architecture) , King Saud University, 1417 H.
PhD (Islamic architecture), University of Southampton, UK
Archaeological Researcher, Deputy Ministry of Antiquities
and Museums, 1406 H/ 1986 AD.
Deputy Director of the Department of Antiquities Hail (1406-1422H)
Director of Antiquities, Dirriyah , Riaydh Region (1412 -1416)
Director of Administration, Deputy Ministry of Antiquities and
Museums (1418 – 1419 H)
Director of al-Murabba Palace project Riyadh (1419-1420 H).
Director of Publications, Deputy Ministry of Antiquities and
Participated in preparing scenario for the National Museum in
Prepared scenario for al-Murabba Palace exhibits, Riyadh.
Member of the team for strategic plan for archaeological
exhibits by the Supreme Commission of Tourism, Riyadh.
Member of working group of Museums in Saudi Arabia
Prepared scenario for the Educational Museum in the historic
al-Badiya Palace, Riyadh.
Prepared scenario for the regional museum in Hail
Studies, documentation and registration of historic al-Murabba
Palace, Riyadh, 1420
Conducted comprehensive archaeological survey for the Islamic
sites on Iraqi pilgrimage route in Hail region.
Conducted comprehensive survey fro the traditional buildings in
Visited almost all archaeological sites in Hail region and wrote
reports on some of these sites.
Supervised he restoration of al-Qishla and al-Ayraif palaces in
the city of Hail.
Supervised the restoration of fortification walls and towers in the
old and ruined city of al-Dirriyah.
Participated in the excavations of the Islamic\i site of al-Rabbadha
Participated in the excavations in al-Jawaf region conducted by
the Deputy Ministry of Antiquities and museums 1919 AD.
Conducted comprehensive archaeological survey of the historic
city of Faid.
Participate in the scientific dialogue for the Conference on the
traditional cities held in Egypt in 2006 in co-operation with the
Scientific Institute for the Development of Cities
Director of excavation project for the excavation of ancient city of
Faid in Hail (1427 H / 2006 AD)
Book titled Amara al-Manzil bi Muntiqat al Hail – Dirasa
Mamariya. Published in 1423 H
Translated PhD thesis into Arabic under the title Al-Athar al-
Mamariya bi madinat al Faid al qadeem (under publication).
Paper on the recent archaeological discovered in the historic city
Paper on Ancient Defense Monuments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Arabian Studies Seminar London , 2002 AD
Arabian Studies Seminar, british Museum, 2004 AD.
World Heritage Committee 19th session 2005
Strategic work shop for archaeological objects, Supreme
Commission for Tourism.
Workshop for the development of tourism in Hail region
Workshop for the specifications of restoration of traditional
Workshop for the development of Tourism in the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia.
Address: P. O. Box 3734, Riyadh 11481, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Deputy Ministry of Antiquities and Museums.
Tel: (009661 (0) 506171031 (mobile).