Early Nile Valley Farmers From El-Badari

  title={Early Nile Valley Farmers From El-Badari},
  author={Shomarka Omar Y. Keita},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={191 - 208}
  • S. Keita
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Black Studies
Male Badarian crania were analyzed using the generalized distance of Mahalanobis in a comparative analysis with other African and European series from the Howells’s database. The study was carried out to examine the affinities of the Badarians to evaluate, in preliminary fashion, a demic diffusion hypothesis that postulates that horticulture and the Afro-Asiatic language family were brought ultimately from southern Europe. (The assumption was made that the southern Europeans would be more… Expand

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