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Archaeological Investigations of Early Trade and Urbanism at Gao Saney (Mali)
Excavations at the mound site of Gao Saney, located near the historic town of Gao eastern Niger Bend, Mali, revealed over six meters of domestic deposits and debris from secondary processing of glass and copper dating to ...
Archaeological investigation of long-term culture change in the Lower Falemme (Upper Senegal region), A.D. 500-1900
This thesis is based on six-months of archaeological field research in the upper Senegal/Lower Falemme region aimed at reconstructing patterns of social and economic change during the past 1500 years. The target area was ...
From monuments to cultural landscapes: Rethinking heritage management in Botswana
This thesis aims to understand how Manonnye Gorge in eastern Botswana can be sustainably managed as both a natural and cultural landscape. At issue are conflicting views over the meaning and legitimate uses of the Gorge ...
Archaeological investigations of settlement and emerging complexity in the Middle Senegal Valley
This thesis reports on three months of excavation and a month of site survey undertaken in 1999--2000 in the central sector of the Middle Senegal Valley that was associated with the historical polity of Takrur. The focus ...
Archaeological Investigations of Early Glass Production at Igbo-Olokun, Ile-Ife (Nigeria)
The sacred grove at Igbo Olokun, located in Ile-Ife, Southwestern Nigeria, has long been known for the massive quantities of glass beads present on the surface and in subsurface deposits. Overshadowed by the bravura ...
Archaeological investigations of Iron Age sites in the Mema region, Mali (West Africa)
Archaeological research undertaken in 1989/90 has demonstrated that a millenium ago, the Malian region of Mema (a now dry alluvial basin located northwest of the current Inland Niger Delta and south of the Lakes Region), ...