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The Environmental History of Tigray (Northern Ethiopia) in the Middle and Late Holocene: A Preliminary Outline
This paper outlines the environmental history of the Tigrean Plateau (northern Ethiopia) during the Holocene, based on the available geomorphological, palynological, archaeological, and historicalExpand
An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
List of Plates. List of Figures. List of Maps. Abbreviations of References Listed in Suggested Readings. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Egyptian Archaeology: Definitions and History. 1.1:Expand
The Aksum Archaeological Area: A Preliminary Assessment
This invaluable compendium, published by the Istituto Universitario Orientale in Naples, arises out of research undertaken jointly by that institution and Boston University under the direction ofExpand
Encyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
Alexandria Balabish Carter, Howard climate dating techniques Dendera Egyptian language and writing Egyptology, history of faience, technology and production funerary texts Giza Herodotus IsraelitesExpand
The Egyptian Predynastic: A Review of the Evidence
Abstract In the 4th millennium B.C. two different Predynastic cultures, both of which practiced agriculture, evolved in Egypt: the Nagada culture in the south and the Maadi culture in the north.Expand
The chronology of Aksum (Tigrai, Ethiopia): a view from Bieta Giyorgis
From 1993 to 2003 archaeological investigations were conducted on Bieta Giyorgis hill to the northwest of Aksum by the joint project of the University of Naples ‘L'Orientale’ and Boston University.Expand
Early Civilizations. Ancient Egypt in Context
For anthropologists an 'early civilization' is historically the earliest form of a class-based society. In this original and provocative book, Bruce Trigger places our understanding of ancient EgyptExpand
From Farmers To Pharaohs: Mortuary Evidence For The Rise Of Complex Society In Egypt
In recent years there has been a dramatic increase in multinational, archaeological research into the origins of civilization in the Nile Valley north of Aswan. This has resulted in a more preciseExpand
A Quantitative Analysis of the Predynastic Burials in Armant Cemetery 1400–1500
Cemetery 1400–1500 at Armant, excavated by Mond and Myers in the 1930s, is the best-recorded Predynastic cemetery in Egypt. With burials dating to Nagada I, II, and III, the cemetery provides dataExpand
Archaeological Investigations at Bieta Giyorgis (Aksum), Ethiopia: 1993–1995 Field Seasons
AbstractThe first archaeological excavations in Tigray, northern Ethiopia, since 1974 were conducted in 1993 at the site of Ona Enda Aboi Zewge near Aksum. A large stela field associated withExpand