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Environmental Change and Human Culture in the Nile Basin and Northern Africa until the Second Millenium B.C.

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Environmental Change and Human Culture in the Nile Basin and Northern Africa until the Second Millenium B.C., Studies in African Archaeology, vol. 4, edited by L. Krzyzaniak, M. Kobusiewicz and John Alexander, Poznan Archaeological Museum 1993



From the Organizers and Editors          
List of Participants in the Symposium
I.    
North African littoral and the Sahara
GRAEME BARKER
The UNESCO Libyan Valleys Survey: environmental change and human settlement in Tripolitania
KRYSTYNA WASYLIKOWA
Plant macrofossils from the archaeological sites of Uan Muhuggiag and Ti-n-Torha, Southwestern Libya
MIECZYSLAW F. PAZDUR
Evaluation of radiocarbon dates of organic samples from Uan Muhuggiag and Ti-n-Torha, Southwestern Libya
J. DESMOND CLARK
The Aterian of the Central Sahara
ANDREW B. SMITH
New approaches to Saharan rock art of the Bovidian Period
ROBERT VERNET
Le Neolithique recent dans le sud-ouest du Sahara
II.
Eastern Sahara
FRED WENDORF, ROMUALD SCHILD AND ANGELA E. CLOSE
Middle Palaeolithic occupations at Bir Tarfawi and Bir Sahara East, Western Desert of Egypt
ANGELA E. CLOSE
BT-14, a stratified Middle Palaeolithic site at Bir Tarfawi, Western Desert of Egypt
ACHILLES GAUTIER
The faunal spectrum of the Middle Palaeolithic in Bir Tarfawi, Western Desert of Egypt
PHILIP VAN PEER
Levallois variability and the Middle Palaeolithic of the Lower Nile Valley and the Eastern Sahara
ANDREAS DITTMANN
Environmental and climatic change in the northern part of the Eastern Desert during Middle Palaeolithic and Neolithic times
KATHARINA NEUMANN
Holocene vegetation of the Eastern Sahara: charcoal from prehistoric sites
BARBARA E. BARICH
Culture and environment between the Sahara and the Nile in the Early and Mid-Holocene
ERWIN CZIESLA
Investigations into the archaeology of the Sitra-Hatiyet, Northwestern Egypt
MARY M.A. McDONALD
Cultural adaptations in Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt, in the Early to Mid-Holocene
IAN A. BROOKES
Early Holocene basinal sediments of the Dakhleh Oasis region, Egypt (theses)
RUDOLPH KUPER
Sahel in Egypt: environmental change and cultural development in the Abu Ballas area, Libyan Desert
JOACHIM HAHN
Neolithic settlement patterns in the Gebel Kamil area, Southwestern Egypt
WERNER SCHUCK
An archaeological survey of the Selima Sandsheet, Sudan
STEFAN KRPELIN
The Gilf Kebir and Lower Wadi Howar: contrasting Early and Mid-Holocene environments in the Eastern Sahara
III.
The Nile Delta, the Fayum and the Egyptian Nile Valley
JURGEN WUNDERLICH
The natural conditions for Pre- and Early Dynastic settlement in the Western Nile Delta around Tell el-Fara'in, Buto
KLAUS SCHMIDT
Comments to the lithic industry of the Buto-Maadi culture in Lower Egypt
EDWIN C.M. VAN DEN BRINK
Settlement patterns in the Northeastern Nile Delta during the fourth-second millennia RC
HUIB E. DE WIT
The evolution of the Eastern Nile Delta as a factor in the development of human culture
LECH KRZYZANIAK
New data on the late prehistoric settlement at Minshat Abu Omar, Eastern Nile Delta
JANUSZ K. KOZLOWSKI AND BOLESLAW GINTER
Holocene changes in the Fayum: Lake Moeris and the evolution of climate in Northeastern Africa
PIERRE M. VERMEERSCH AND ETIENNE PAULISSEN
Palaeolithic chert quarrying and mining in Egypt
MARIA LITYNSKA
Plant remains from the Neolithic site at Armant: preliminary report
MACEJ PAWLIKOWSKI
Mineralogy of the Nile Valley sediments as an indicator of changes of climate: the Armant - Luxor area, Upper Egypt
MICHAEL A. HOFFMAN AND JAMES O. MILLS
Problems of assessing environmental impact on the Predynastic settlements of Hierakonpolis
IV.
The Sudan
BIRGIT KEDING
Leiterband sites in the Wadi Howar, North Sudan
HENRI J. DUMONT AND ASIM I. EL MOGHRABY
Holocene evolution of climate and environment, and stone "city" ruins in Northern Darfur, Sudan: is there a relationship?
LOUIS CHAIX AND ANNIE GRANT
Palaeoenvironment and economy at Kerma, Northern Sudan, during the third millennium B.C.: archaeozoological and botanical evidence
ISABELLA CANEVA
Pre-pastoral Middle Nile: local developments and Saharan contacts
JORIS PETERS
Animal exploitation between the fifth and the sixth Cataract ca. 8,500-7,000 B.P.: a preliminary report on the faunas from El Damer, Abu Darbein and Aneibis
KARIM SADR
Environmental change and the development of nomadism in the East-Central Sudan
ANTHONY E. MARKS
Climatic and cultural changes in the Southern Atbai, Sudan, from the fifth through the third millennium B.C.
RODOLFO FATIOVICH
The Gash Group of the Eastern Sudan: an outline
V.
The Horn of Africa
BALDUR GABRIEL, BERND VOIGT AND MUMIN MOHAMUD GHOD
Quaternary ecology in Northern Somalia: a preliminary field repor
MAURO COLTORTI AND MARGHERITA MUSSI
Hunter-gatherers of the Middle Juba Valley, Southern Somalia, during the Early Holocene
VI.
Varia
MIECZYSLAW F. PAZDUR AND DANUTA J. MICHCZYNSKA
Probabilistic calibration of radiocarbon dates with specific examples from Northeastern Africa
TSUYOSHI FUJIMOTO
Studies of wear on grinding stones    
MARIA CASINI
Craft production in Lower Egypt during Late Predynastic times with special reference to Ma'ad