In December 2019, a multidisciplinary team from the ERC HornEast project, led by Julien Loiseau, carried out an archaeological excavation in Kwiḥa (South Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia). The team was composed of Julien Loiseau (historian, Aix-Marseille University, director of the ERC HornEast project), Simon Dorso (archaeologist, Lyon-2 University, CIHAM), Elise Mercier (archaeologist, Poitiers University, HERMA), Hiluf Berhe, professor of archeology at Mekelle University, David Ollivier (topographer and archaeologist , CNRS, LA3M), Bertrand Hirsch (historian, University Paris-1 Panthéon Sorbonne), Amélie Chekroun (historian, CNRS, IREMAM), Jean-François Breton (archaeologist, CNRS, ArScAn), Deresse Ayenachew (historian, Debre Berhan University, ERC HornEast), Robert Kool (archaeologist, Israel Antiquities Authority), Desta HaileYesus (archaeologist, Mekelle University). Also part of the team were Dawit Tibebu, expert from the ARCCH (Addis Ababa) and Guesh Tsehaye, archaeologist, expert from the Cultural and Tourism Office of Tigray (Mekelle), Goitom Admasu, expert from the Cultural and Tourism Office of Mekelle City. Students from the master's degree in archeology at Mekelle University actively participated in the excavations. The data was processed and uploaded by Maryasha Barbé (Archivist, ERC HornEast, IREMAM) in 2022. This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No. 726206).; Muhammad Ali Kahsay, serving mosques in the village of Arra, inspects graves in the cemetery of Sheikh Marjan, near the village of As-Segeda.; Muhammad Ali Kahsay, desservant des mosquées du village d’Arra, inspecte les tombes du cimetière de Cheikh Marjan, près du village d’As-Segeda.