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A reconstruction of Quaternary pluvial environments and human occupations using stratigraphy and geochronology of fossil-spring tufas, Kharga Oasis, Egypt
We carried out a geologic survey and a preliminary archaeological survey of four fossil-spring tufa localities in Kharga Oasis, Egypt, to constrain the timing of pluvial episodes in the WesternExpand
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New age constraints on the Middle Stone Age occupations of Kharga Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt.
Spring-deposited carbonate rocks, or tufas, exposed along the flanks of the Libyan Plateau near Kharga Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt, can provide a directly datable stratigraphic context for MiddleExpand
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The Pre-Aksumite and Aksumite Settlement of NE Tigrai, Ethiopia
Abstract The first systematic archaeological survey conducted in NE Tigrai has produced new insights into the settlement history of the Pre-Aksumite and Aksumite kingdoms (800 B.C.–A.D. 700) ofExpand
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Quality Assurance in Archaeological Survey
To have confidence in the results of an archaeological survey, whether for heritage management or research objectives, we must have some assurance that the survey was carried out to a reasonably highExpand
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Sweep widths and the detection of artifacts in archaeological survey
In many parts of the world, one of the principal means for discovering archaeological resources is terrestrial archaeological survey for small scatters of generally unobtrusive artifacts on theExpand
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The Aterian of the Oases of the Western Desert of Egypt: Adaptation to Changing Climatic Conditions?
The Aterian is well-represented in arid eastern North Africa, particularly in the Egyptian oases and other formerly watered areas. In this region, study of the Middle Stone Age (MSA), including theExpand
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Report of investigations at the Birimi Site in Northern Ghana
Ce bref rapport fait la synthese de la recherche menee sur le site neolithique ceramique de Birimi, dans le nord du Ghana. Birimi est particulierement riche en composants de la culture Kintampo etExpand
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Interobserver bias in enumerated data from archaeological survey
Abstract In case studies of enumerated survey data from Cyprus and Egypt, it is possible to attribute interobserver variation in the detection of lithic findspots and recovery of lithics to sourcesExpand
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Detection Functions for Archaeological Survey
This paper presents the results of several experiments to investigate how the detection functions of surveyors vary for different artifact types on surfaces with differing visibility when visual surface inspection (“fieldwalking”) is the survey method. Expand
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