Mapping the Archaeology of Somaliland: Religion, Art, Script, Time, Urbanism, Trade and Empire

  title={Mapping the Archaeology of Somaliland: Religion, Art, Script, Time, Urbanism, Trade and Empire},
  author={Sada Mire},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  • Sada Mire
  • Published 14 April 2015
  • History
  • African Archaeological Review
This paper presents the results of some of the surveys conducted to map archaeological sites of Somaliland and includes almost 100 new and previously unpublished sites. The survey work was conducted by several of Somaliland’s Department of Archaeology staff, including Mohamed Ali Abdi, a Departmental survey officer, and the present author. This report is an archaeological testimony to the social complexity and cultural diversity of this region as a cultural crossroads for millennia, being… 

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