New research on the Holocene settlement and environment of the Chad Basin in Nigeria

@article{Breunig1996NewRO,
  title={New research on the Holocene settlement and environment of the Chad Basin in Nigeria},
  author={Peter Breunig and Katherina Neumann and Wim Van Neer},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  year={1996},
  volume={13},
  pages={111-145}
}
Recent investigations of three archaeological sites in the Nigerian part of the Chad Basin during the Holocene reveal key stages in the cultural development and environmental history of that region. At Dufuna, a dugout boat was dated to around 6000 BC, making it the oldest known boat in Africa and one of the oldest in the world. Boats may thus have contributed to the mobility of the population of the southern edge of the Sahara 8000 years ago and, thereby, to the cultural homogeneity of this… 
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