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Archaeology of Early Northeastern Africa, In Memory of Lech Krzyzaniak

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Archaeology of Early Northeastern Africa, In Memory of Lech Krzyzaniak, ed. by K. Kroeper, M. Chlodnicki, M. Kobusiewicz, Studies in African Archaeology, vol. 9, Poznan 2006


Table of Contents
Lech Krzyzaniak - Bibliography

I Sudan

Abdelrahim M. Khabir
Some new reflections on Islang and Nofalab Neolithic sites in Khartoum province, Sudan
Przemyslaw Bobrowski and Maciej Jordeczka
A survey of the Wadi Awatib near Naga
Louis Chaix
New data about rural economy in the Kerma culture: the site of Gism el-Arba (Sudan)
Mauro Cremaschi, Sandro Salvatori, Donatella Usai and Andrea Zerboni
A further "tessera" to the huge "mosaic": studying the ancient settlement pattern of the El Salha region (south-west of Omdurman, Central Sudan)
David N. Edwards
Mid Holocene game drives in Nubian landscapes?
Victor M. Fernandez
The Prehistory of the Blue Nile Region (Central Sudan and Western Ethiopia)
Elena A. A. Garcea
Pottery making processes at Esh Shaheinab, Sudan
Achilles Gautier
The faunal remains of the Early Neolithic site Kadero, Central Sudan
Brigitte Gratien
Kerma people in Egypt (Middle and Classic Kerma)
Randi Haaland
Ritual and political aspects of Iron working; iron in war and conflict
Margaret Judd
Jebel Sahaba revisited
Derek A. Welsby
Two unusual monuments in the Northern Dongola Reach of the Nile, Sudan
Bruce Beyer Williams
A-Group Society in the context of Northeastern Africa

II The Sahara and the Western Desert of Egypt and the Sudan

Friedrich Berger
Relative chronology of rock art at Djedefre's Water Mountain, SW-Egypt
Przemyslaw Bobrowski, Romuald Schild and Gilberto Calderonii
Late Neolithic Settlements ( E-01-2 "CAMP" ) from the Gebel Ramlah Playa Basin, South-Western Desert of Egypt (Preliminary Report)
Maria Carmela Gatto
The Early A-Group in Upper Lower Nubia, Upper Egypt and the surrounding deserts
Birgit Keding
Pottery of the Wadi Howar - traditions, transformations and their implications
Rudolph Kuper
An attempt at Structuring the Holocene Occupation of the Eastern Sahara
Mathias Lange
The archaeology of Wadi Hariq (NW-Sudan): Results from excavations
1999 and 2001
Mathias Lange and Hans-Ake Nordstrom
Abkan connections-The relationship between the Abkan culture in the Nile valley and Early Nubian sites from the Laqiya Region (Eastern Sahara, Northwest Sudan)
Mark Milburn
Some enigmatic phenomena of the East, Central and West Sahara
Nadja Pollath
Mid-Holocene pastoralism in Northwestern Sudan: cattle bone finds from Wadi Hariq and their cultural implications
Heiko Riemer and Peter Schonfeld
The prehistoric pottery of Abu Tartur, Western Desert of Egypt
Noriyuki Shirai
Origins and development of bifacial stone tools and their implications for the beginning of animal herding in the Egyptian Western Desert
Pierre M. Vermeersch, W. Van Neer and F. Gullentops
El Abadiya 3, Upper Egypt, A Late Palaeolithic site on the shore of a Large Nile Lake

III    Oases

C. S.Churcher and M. R. Kleindienst
A Pre-Dynastic Ass (Equus asinus) from the Sheikh Muftah Cultural Horizon of the Dakhleh Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt
Maxine R. Kleindienst, Charles S. Churcher, B. Churcher, Henry P. Schwarcz, Albert F. C. Haldemann, Jennifer R. Smith and Gordon R. Osinski Geoarchaeological investigations in Dakhleh Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt: Did a meteorite strike Dakhleh during the time of Middle Stone Age occupations?
Michal Kobusiewicz
Stone knapping tradition in Old Kingdom Dakhleh
Giulio Lucarini
The use and exploitation of the sorghum and wild plants in the hidden valley village (Farafra Oasis Egypt)
Mary M. A. McDonald
Holocene Prehistory of the Wadi el Midauwara above the Kharga Oasis, Egypt
Heiko Riemer
Out of Dakhla: Cultural diversity and mobility between the Egyptian Oases and the Great Sand Sea during the Holocene humid phase
J. L. Thompson and G. M. Madden
Skeletal biology of Neolithic human remains from Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt
Ashten R. Warfe and Andrew S. Jamieson
Experimental archaeology in Dakhleh Oasis, south central Egypt: new insights on the prehistoric pottery industry

IV Egypt

Joanna Aksamit
A new list of vases with 'cult-signs
Branislav Andelkovic
Models of state formation in Predynastic Egypt
Lucas Baque-Manzano
State formation in ancient Egypt after the reading of Ibn Khaldiin's Muqaddimah
Rodolfo Fattovich
Some general remarks on the origins of the state in Upper Egypt
Serena Giuliani
Defining Pan-Grave pottery
Nicola Harrington
MacGregor-Man and the development of anthropomorphic figures in the Late Predynastic Period
Ulrich Hartung
Some remarks on a rock drawing from Gebel Tjauti
Fekri A. Hassan, Alejandro Jimenez Serrano and Geoffrey J. Tassie
The sequence and chronology of the Protodynastic and Dynasty I rulers
Stan Hendrickx
The dog, the Lycaon pictus and order over chaos in Predynastic Egypt
S.O.Y. Keita
Early farmers from El-Badari: Aboriginals or "European" Agro-Nostratic immigrants to the Nile Valley? Craniometric affinities considered with other evidence
S.O.Y. Keita
The interpretation of variation in skull porosities by burial position in the Dynasty I royal cemetery complex in Abydos, Upper Egypt
Candelaria Martin del Rio Alvarez
Predynastic hairpins and combs from the necropolis of Naqada: preliminary conclusions
Sabrina R. Rampersad
Tell el-Masha'la: A Predynastic/Early Dynastic site in the Eastern Nile Delta
Edwin C. M. van den Brink and Eliot Braun
South Levantine influences on Egyptian stone and pottery production: Some rare examples
Joris van Wetering and G. J. Tassie
Considering the archaeology of Early Northeast Africa: Interpretation and methodology
Sonia R. Zakrzewski
Human skeletal diversity in the Egyptian Nile Valley

Tell el-Farkha

Marek Chlodnicki
Tell el-Farkha - stratigraphy of the Eastern Kom (northern part)
Krzysztof M. Cialowicz
From residence to early temple: the case of Tell el-Farkha
Joanna Debowska
Tell el-Farkha necropolis in 2003
Agnieszka Maczynska
Egyptian-Southern Levantine interaction in the 4th and 3rd millennium B.C. A a view from Tell el-Farkha

V Libya

Barbara E. Barich
The archaeology of Jebel Gharbi-contributions to the knowledge of the Pleistocene-Holocene transition in Northern Libya
Elena A. A. Garcea and Carlo Giraudi
Earthquakes and tectonic dynamics favouring late Pleistocene human settlements in the Jebel Gharbi, Libya
Friederike Jesse
Pastoral groups in the Southern Libyan Desert: The Handessi Horizon (c. 2400 - 1100 BC)

VI Varia

Paolo Biagi
The Levallois assemblages of Sindh (Pakistan) and their importance in the Middle
Palaeolithic of the Indian Subcontinent
Christopher Ehret
Linguistic stratigraphies and holocene history in Northeastern Africa
Alphabetical list of contributors