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mtDNA analysis of Nile River Valley populations: A genetic corridor or a barrier to migration?
It is concluded that human migrations between Egypt and Nubia probably occurred within the past few hundred to few thousand years and that the migration from north to south was either earlier or lesser in the extent of gene flow than the Migration from south to north. Expand
Mitochondrial DNA analysis shows a Near Eastern Neolithic origin for domestic cattle and no indication of domestication of European aurochs
Bayesian analysis indicates that recent population growth gives a significantly better fit to the data than a constant-sized population, an observation consistent with a postglacial expansion scenario, possibly from a single European refugial population. Expand
Stable isotopes and diet at Ancient Kerma, Upper Nubia (Sudan)
Abstract Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope values were measured from bone collagen extracted from archaeological Nubian human ( n  = 54) and faunal ( n  = 61) populations from the site of Kerma,Expand
Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes as Dietary Indicators of Ancient Nubian Populations (Northern Sudan)
The measured carbon and nitrogen isotopic composition of skin and bone collagen values suggest a mixed dietary regimen including C 3 and C 4 plants, proteins from caprine and cattle, and freshwater fish in the Nubian population's diet. Expand
Kaddanarti, a lower pleistocene assemblage from Northern Sudan
Un assemblage datable du Pleistocene inferieur du nord du Soudan est presente ici. A cote des restes de mammiferes, particulierement Palaeoloxodon recki, ont ete retrouve plusieurs outilsExpand
An assessment of morphological criteria for discriminating sheep and goat mandibles on a large prehistoric archaeological assemblage (Kerma, Sudan)
An assessment of all known dental and mandibular morphological criteria for differentiating sheep and goats using for the first time an archaeological sample of complete caprine skeletons from burials at Kerma concludes that separate species kill-off profiles are possible. Expand
Cattle in ancient Nubia
Les fouilles dans le nord du Soudan ont apporte la preuve d'une importante civilisation dotee d'une culture propre qui, durant le millenaire situe entre 2 500 et 1 500 BC, lui a permis de maintenirExpand
Towards a Better Understanding of Sub-Saharan Settlement Mounds before AD 1400: The Tells of Sadia on the Seno Plain (Dogon Country, Mali)
Dans la boucle du Niger, plusieurs etudes ont montre l’existence de buttes anthropiques qui se sont developpees principalement entre le premier millenaire avant J.-C. et le 15eme siecle de notre ere.Expand
A Tamed Brown Bear (Ursus arctosL.) of the Late Mesolithic from La Grande-Rivoire (Isère, France)?
Abstract A pair of mandibular rami from a brown bear ( Ursus arctos L.) was found at the rock shelter of the Grande-Rivoire in the Castelnovian level. Both exhibit a peculiar deformation affectingExpand
The Fauna from the UNO/BU Excavations at Bieta Giyorgis (Aksum) in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: Campaigns 1995–2003; Pre-Aksumite, 700–400 BC to Late Aksumite, AD 800–1200
The excavations of the joint mission of the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’ and the Department of Archaeology at Boston University (USA) on the hill of Bieta Giyorgis at Aksum, Ethiopia, recoveredExpand